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When the ground is hard

Author: Malla Nunn
Publisher: New York : Putnam/G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At Swaziland's Keziah Christian Academy, where the wealth and color of one's father determines one's station, once-popular Adele bonds with poor Lottie over a book and a series of disasters.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malla Nunn
ISBN: 9780525515579 0525515577
OCLC Number: 1052440990
Description: 257 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Malla Nunn.

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In this stunning and heartrending tale set in a Swaziland boarding school, two girls of different castes bond over a shared copy of Jane Eyre.  Read more...

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