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Witness

Author: Karen Hesse
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A series of poems express the views of various people in a small Vermont town, including a young black girl and a young Jewish girl, during the early 1920s when the Ku Klux Klan is trying to infiltrate the town.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Novels in verse
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Leanora (Fictitious character) Sutter; Esther (Fictitious character) Hirsh; Merlin Van (Fictitious character) Tornhou; Johnny (Fictitious character) Reeves
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Hesse
ISBN: 0439271991 9780439271998 0439272009 9780439272001 9780439452304 0439452309
OCLC Number: 45715317
Awards: Book Sense Book of the Year Award Nominee, 2002.
Christopher Awards, 2002.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee, 2003.
Young Reader's Choice Award Nominee, 2004.
Description: 161 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Karen Hesse.
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"This lyrical novel powerfully records waves of change and offers insightful glimpses into the hearts of victims, their friends and their enemies." - Publishers Weekly "Remarkable and powerful . . . Read more...

 
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