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Tree Girl

Author: Ben Mikaelsen
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Pub., ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When, protected by the branches of one of the trees she loves to climb, Gabriela witnesses the destruction of her Mayan village and the murder of nearly all its inhabitants, she vows never to climb again until, after she and her traumatised sister find safety in a Mexican refugee camp, she realizes that only by climbing and facing their fears can she and her sister hope to have a future.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Mikaelsen
ISBN: 0060090057 9780060090050 9780060090067 0060090065
OCLC Number: 865218342
Notes: "HarperTempest."
Description: 225 pages
Responsibility: Ben Mikaelsen.

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When, protected by the branches of one of the trees she loves to climb, Gabriela witnesses the destruction of her Mayan village and the murder of nearly all its inhabitants, she vows never to climb again until, after she and her traumatised sister find safety in a Mexican refugee camp, she realizes that only by climbing and facing their fears can she and her sister hope to have a future.

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