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The Resource Uncertain glory, by Lea Wait

Uncertain glory, by Lea Wait

Label
Uncertain glory
Title
Uncertain glory
Statement of responsibility
by Lea Wait
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joe Wood has big dreams. He wants to be a newspaperman, and though he's only thirteen, he's already borrowed money for the equipment to start his own press. But it's April 1861, and the young nation is teetering on the brink of a civil war. He has to help Owen, his young assistant, deal with the challenges of being black in a white world torn apart by color. He needs to talk his best friend, Charlie, out of enlisting. He wants to help a young spiritualist, Nell, whose uncle claims can she speak to the dead. And when Owen disappears, it's up to Joe to save him. A story of three young adults touched by war and the tensions it brings, forcing them into adulthood before they may be ready
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Joe Wood, growing up in Maine during the Civil War, tries to protect his friends, including finding his friend Owen, a young African American boy who has gone missing
Theme
Pace
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10307789
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wait, Lea
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
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740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Maine
  • United States
  • Journalists
  • Teenagers
  • Maine
  • United States
  • Journalists
  • Teenagers
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Uncertain glory, by Lea Wait
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-202)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
in900965852
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Islandport Press edition.
Extent
203 pages
Isbn
9781939017253
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013955829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Uncertain glory, by Lea Wait
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-202)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
in900965852
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Islandport Press edition.
Extent
203 pages
Isbn
9781939017253
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013955829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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