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North Carolina Fiction April 2012
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New North Carolina Fiction
Miss Julia to the rescue - Ann B. Ross
Publisher: Viking
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 04/03/2012
Share Miss Julia to the rescue ISBN-13: 9780670023387
ISBN-10: 0670023388
When Hazel Marie's hotheaded private investigator husband, J.D., goes missing during a latest job, Miss Julia and Etta Mae struggle to free a man matching his description from a West Virginia jail, while Agnes Whitman returns to town with a following of misfits who might be members of a zealous cult. By the author of Miss Julia Rocks the Cradle.
Spotlight on North Carolina Juvenile Fiction
Comfort - Joyce Hostetter
Publisher: Calkins Creek
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/01/2009
Share Comfort ISBN-13: 9781590786062
ISBN-10: 1590786068
In 1945 Hickory, North Carolina, Ann Fay's father is back from the war but she must still rely on her own strength and determination as she faces the problems of her polio-induced disability and her father's failure to get a job. Includes facts about the disability rights movement.
Road to Tater Hill - Edith Morris Hemingway
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 09/01/2009
Share Road to Tater Hill ISBN-13: 9780385906272
ISBN-10: 0385906277
At her grandparents' North Carolina mountain home during the summer of 1963, eleven-year-old Annie Winters, grief-stricken by the death of her newborn sister and isolated by her mother's deepening depression, finds comfort in holding an oblong stone "rock baby" and in the friendship of a neighbor boy and a reclusive mountain woman with a devastating secret.
Dovey Coe - Frances O'Roark Dowell
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 05/01/2000
Share Dovey Coe ISBN-13: 9780689831744
ISBN-10: 0689831749
When accused of murder in her North Carolina mountain town in 1928, Dovey Coe, a stronged-willed twelve-year-old girl, comes to a new understanding of others, including her deaf brother.
Carolina Harmony - Marilyn Taylor McDowell
Publisher: Yearling
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 06/08/2010
Share Carolina Harmony ISBN-13: 9780440422853
ISBN-10: 044042285X
In the summer of 1964, Carolina is a runaway hiding out at Harmony Farm in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Greetings from nowhere - Barbara O'Connor
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 03/01/2008
Share Greetings from nowhere ISBN-13: 9780374399375
ISBN-10: 0374399379
In North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains, a troubled boy and his mother, a happy family seeking adventure, a man and his lonely daughter, and the widow who must sell the run-down motel that has been her home for decades, meet and are transformed by their shared experiences.
Louisiana's song - Kerry Madden
Publisher: Viking
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 05/01/2007
Share Louisiana ISBN-13: 9780670061532
ISBN-10: 0670061530
Set in the Appalachia in 1963, Livy Two has come to terms with the fact that her father is a changed man after being in a coma and so now, along with her eleven-year-old sister, Louisiana, she must find a way to take care of their father and their large mountain family.
The baptism - Shelia P. Moses
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2007
Share The baptism ISBN-13: 9781416906711
ISBN-10: 1416906711
In twentieth-century Occoneechee Neck, North Carolina--an area still affected by its history of slavery--twelve-year-old Leon Curry reflects about whether he wants to give up sinning to be baptized alongside his twin brother.
Blue - Joyce Hostetter
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 01/01/2006
Share Blue ISBN-13: 9781590783894
ISBN-10: 1590783891
When teenager Ann Fay takes over as "man of the house" for her absent soldier father, she struggles to keep the family and herself together in the face of personal tragedy and the 1940s polio epidemic in North Carolina.
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