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Forged by fire

Author: Sharon M Draper
Publisher: New York Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Teenage Gerald, who has spent years protecting his fragile half-sister from their abusive father, faces the prospect of one final confrontation before the problem can be solved. When Gerald was a child he was fascinated by fire. But fire is dangerous and powerful, and tragedy strikes. His substance-addicted mother is taken from him. Then he loses the loving generosity of a favorite aunt. A brutal stepfather with a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon M Draper
ISBN: 9781442489141 1442489146
OCLC Number: 893600319
Notes: First paperback edition published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1998.
Includes excerpts of the author's Panic.
Target Audience: Ages 12 up.
Description: 151 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Sharon M. Draper.
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"Draper creates believable and important heroes for teenage boys--those who are forged from adversity, only to burn more brightly and courageous." * Amazon.com * "With non-stop excitement, this is Read more...

 
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