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Middle Row

Series: Orca Soundings   

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Annotation: Fighting against ignorance and hate, Raedawn and Vince track down a missing friend and find he is in more trouble than they thought and that nothing is black and white.
Catalog Number: #600016251
Format: Ebook
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Publisher: Orca Books
Copyright Date: 2008
Edition Date: 2008
Pages: 100 p.
Territory: North America
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-551-43903-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-551-43903-7
Dewey: Fic
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Language: English
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Vince, who is white, knew when he started dating Raedawn, who is First Nations, that the couple would face adversity from their racially charged town and his family. However, when Vince and Raedawn try to locate a missing classmate, Vince learns how deep the hatred runs. Vince narrates, but it's Raedawn's strong voice that keeps the story engaging.
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Word Count: 16,532
Reading Level: 3.7
Interest Level: 7-12
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 3.7 / points: 2.0 / quiz: 122458 / grade: Upper Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:3.2 / points:7.0 / quiz:Q43997
Lexile: HL550L

Things have changed since Raedawn and Vince started going out and the racial boundaries in town have slipped a bit. But when Dune, who never took sides, disappears, Raedawn is determined to find out where he has gone -- or what happened to him. Fighting against ignorance and hate, they track Dune down and find he is in more trouble than they thought and that nothing is black and white.

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