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I lived on Butterfly Hill

Author: Marjorie Agosín; E M O'Connor; Lee White; Atheneum Books for Young Readers,
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Eleven-year-old Celeste Marconi is a dreamer, a writer, a collector of words. But then a new whispered word trickles into her life: "Subversives." Her beloved country of Chile has been taken over by a military dictatorship, and subversives--people considered a threat to the new government--are in increasing danger. Celeste's doctor-parents must go into hiding to remain safe, and Celeste, heartsick, must say good-bye  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Pura Belpre Award: Winner (Author)
History
Fiction
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Romans
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Agosín; E M O'Connor; Lee White; Atheneum Books for Young Readers,
ISBN: 9781416953449 1416953442 9781416994022 1416994025 144249476X 9781442494763
OCLC Number: 845085426
Awards: Pura Belpré Author Award, 2015.
Target Audience: Ages 10-14.; 770L
Description: 454 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Marjorie Agosín ; translated from the Spanish by E.M. O'Connor ; illustrated by Lee White.

Abstract:

Eleven-year-old Celeste Marconi is a dreamer, a writer, a collector of words. But then a new whispered word trickles into her life: "Subversives." Her beloved country of Chile has been taken over by a military dictatorship, and subversives--people considered a threat to the new government--are in increasing danger. Celeste's doctor-parents must go into hiding to remain safe, and Celeste, heartsick, must say good-bye to them. But the situation continues to worsen. More and more people are "disappearing," and soon Celeste herself is sent thousands of miles away, all the way to the coast of Maine--where she doesn't have a single friend or know a word of English. How can she possibly call another country--a country where people eat breakfast out of a box, where the cold grays of winter mirror the fears that envelope her--home? WIll she ever see Chile again? And if she does--what, and who, will she find there?

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