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Summary:

In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA FIC LAKE (Text) 33892100085985 Young Adult Fiction Book None 04/13/2013 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781599907437 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1599907437 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 341 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.

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Summary, etc.:
In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.
Awards Note:
Michael L. Printz award, 2013.
Subject: Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 > Juvenile fiction.
Haiti > History > Revolution, 1791-1804 > Juvenile fiction.
Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803 > Juvenile fiction.
Haiti Earthquake, Haiti, 2010 > Fiction.
Haiti > History > Fiction.
Toussaint Louverture, 1743-1803 > Fiction.
Survival skills > Fiction.
Gangs > Fiction
Violence > Fiction
Genre: Young adult fiction.

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