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A part of the sky

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Published by New York: Scholastic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakers,
  • Teenage boys,
  • Farm life,
  • Families,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Rob struggles to keep his family together upon the death of his father. Through the Depression, through drought, dying livestock and other disasters, his determination and strong Shaker faith enable him to come to terms with the loss of his father and to continue on his journey into manhood.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination163 p. :
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26338637M
    ISBN 100375807209
    ISBN 109780375807206
    OCLC/WorldCa671297605


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