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Rowayton Library J SCH (Text to phone) 33625122937936 Juvenile Green Dot Available -

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Summary, etc.: With insight and a light touch, best-selling, Newbery Honor-winning author Gary D. Schmidt tells two poignant, linked stories: that of a grieving girl and a boy trying to escape his violent past. Following the death of her closest friend in summer 1968, Meryl Lee Kowalski goes off to St. Elene's Preparatory Academy for Girls, where she struggles to navigate the venerable boarding school's traditions and a social structure heavily weighted toward students from wealthy backgrounds. In a parallel story, Matt Coffin has wound up on the Maine coast near St. Elene's with a pillowcase full of money lifted from the leader of a criminal gang, fearing the gang's relentless, destructive pursuit. Both young people gradually dispel their loneliness, finding a way to be hopeful and also finding each other.
Subject: Maine Juvenile fiction
Teenagers Fiction
Loneliness Fiction
Friendship Fiction
Social classes Fiction
Theft Fiction
Gangs Fiction
Preparatory schools Fiction
Death Fiction
Grief Fiction
Maine Fiction
Teenagers Juvenile fiction
Loneliness Juvenile fiction
Friendship Juvenile fiction
Social classes Juvenile fiction
Theft Juvenile fiction
Gangs Juvenile fiction
Preparatory schools Juvenile fiction
Death Juvenile fiction
Grief Juvenile fiction
Genre: Fiction.
Bildungsromans.
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