Salvage the Bones: A Novel
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Annotation: Set in the days surrounding Hurricane Katrina, this story examines an impoverished, dysfunctional rural family as they first prepare for, then start to recover from, the storm.
Catalog Number: #5003989
Binding Type: Publisher's Hardcover
Copyright Date: 2011
Edition Date: 2011
Pages: 261 p.
ISBN 13: 978-1-608-19522-0
Dimensions: 22 cm.
Subject Heading: African American children. Fiction. African American teenage girls. Fiction. Brothers and sisters. Fiction. Motherless families. Fiction. African American families. Mississippi. Fiction. Rural poor. Mississippi. Fiction. Hurricane Katrina, 2005. Fiction.
Reviewing Agencies: Starred Review for Kirkus Reviews , Publishers Weekly , Wilson's High School Catalog
Word Count: 85,559
Reading Level: 5.3
Interest Level: 9+
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.3 / points: 13.0 / quiz: 152039 / grade: Upper Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:5.6 / points:20.0