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I can make this promise

Author: Christine Day
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HaperCollins Publishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Edie has always known that she is half Native American. She also knows that her mom was adopted by a white couple and has no connection to her birth family. So even though Edie is curious to learn about her heritage, she realizes her mom doesn't have any answers. That is, until the summer day when she and her friends discover a box hidden in the attic, full of old photos of a woman who looks just like Edie and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Novels
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Day, Christine, 1993-
I can make this promise.
(OCoLC)1198709181
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Day
ISBN: 9780062871992 0062871994
OCLC Number: 1080584866
Awards: American Indian Youth Literature Award, Middle School, Honor Book, 2020
Target Audience: HL610L; Decoding: 5 (very hard); Vocabulary: 5 (very hard); Sentences: 5 (very hard); Patterns: 5 (very hard); 008-012.
Description: 264 pages, 2 unnumbered pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Christine Day.

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In her debut middle grade novel-inspired by her family's history-Christine Day tells the story of a girl who uncovers her family's secrets-and finds her own Native American identity. So, no matter  Read more...

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