The Resource The Georges and the Jewels, Jane Smiley, (eBook)

The Georges and the Jewels, Jane Smiley, (eBook)

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The Georges and the Jewels
Title
The Georges and the Jewels
Statement of responsibility
Jane Smiley
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A Pulitzer Prize winner makes her debut for young readers.Jane Smiley makes her debut for young readers in this stirring novel set on a California horse ranch in the 1960s. Seventh-grader Abby Lovitt has always been more at ease with horses than with people. Her father insists they call all the mares "Jewel" and all the geldings "George" and warns Abby not to get attached: the horses are there to be sold. But with all the stress at school (the Big Four have turned against Abby and her friends) and home (her brother Danny is gone--for good, it seems--and now Daddy won't speak his name), Abby seeks refuge with the Georges and the Jewels. But there's one gelding on her family's farm that gives her no end of trouble: the horse who won't meet her gaze, the horse who bucks her right off every chance he gets, the horse her father makes her ride and train, every day. She calls him the Ornery George.From the Hardcover edition
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Smiley, Jane
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English
Label
The Georges and the Jewels, Jane Smiley, (eBook)
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F9E3114A-EDD7-4739-88C4-D49B8573EFA8
Label
The Georges and the Jewels, Jane Smiley, (eBook)
Link
http://austinlibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F9E3114A-EDD7-4739-88C4-D49B8573EFA8
Publication
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unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
496023994
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unknown
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
F9E3114A-EDD7-4739-88C4-D49B8573EFA8

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