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Rockville Public Library J MAR (Text to phone) 34035097854711 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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Belle Teal Harper is from a poor family in the country, and beginning fifth-grade is a challenge as her grandmother's memory is slipping away, her brother and father are fighting again, and she becomes involved with the two new children in her class.
Belle Teal faces many new challenges as she enters fifth grade, including her grandmother's memory loss, her mother's long work hours, the stormy relationship between her brother and her father, and a shy African-American boy in her newly desegregated school.
Belle Teal Harper's entrance into fifth-grade in the early 1960s brings many changes and challenges as her Gran's memory begins to slip, her mom spends long hours away at work, and her class gets two new students, including an African-American boy.
Target Audience Note:
5.0 Follett Library Resources
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR 4.8 6.0 54093
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, [Intermediate], 2005.
Subject: Family life > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.

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