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Author Shank, Marilyn Sue.

Title Child of the mountains / Marilyn Sue Shank.

Imprint New York : Delacorte Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j SHANK,MAR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 259 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Summary In the early 1950s, Lydia Hawkins has grown up poor in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia with her widowed mother, brother BJ, who has cystic fibrosis, and her Gran, but when Gran and BJ die and her mother is jailed unjustly, Lydia must try to remain strong and clear her mother's name, even after she learns a shocking secret from the uncle with whom she is sent to live.
Subject Family secrets -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- West Virginia -- Juvenile fiction.
Self-reliance -- Juvenile fiction.
Christian life -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Secrets -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
Self-reliance -- Fiction.
Christian life -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
West Virginia -- History -- 1951- -- Juvenile fiction.
West Virginia -- History -- 1951- -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780385740791 (hbk.)
0385740794 (hbk.)
9780375989698 (lib. bdg.)
0375989692 (lib. bdg.)

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