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Moon at nine

Author: Deborah Ellis
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Pajama Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : This is a first editionView all editions and formats
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"The day Farrin meets Sadira, she no longer feels alone. And when the two fifteen-year-old girls become close friends, they dream of a future where they will live together, where they will make something of their lives, and where no one will notice or care that they love each other. But Farrin and Sadira live in Iran under a regime so repressive that is considers homosexuals as deviants who must be eradicated.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Ellis
ISBN: 9781927485576 1927485576 9781927485590 1927485592
OCLC Number: 1029642912
Notes: Secondary.
Awards: Book Award: CLA Young Adult Book Award Finalist, 2015
Description: 223 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Moon at 9
Responsibility: Deborah Ellis.

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In 1988 Tehran, teenaged girls Farrin and Sadira are sentenced to death for homosexuality. Farrin prays that her wealthy family will be able to save them before it is too late. Based on a true story.  Read more...

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Praise for Moon at Nine2015 Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award nominee2015 Amelia Bloomer Project List selection2015 Bank Street Best Book selection2015 Cooperative Children's Book Center Read more...

 
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