Quicksand Pond

Quicksand Pond

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Twelve-year-old Jessie spends the summer with her family on Quicksand Pond, a New England vacation spot, where she develops a star-crossed friendship with independent Terri, and meets a reclusive old lady whose cconnection to a murder that took place decades ago still informs her present--and affects Terri in ways that Jessie gradually comes to understand the more time they spend together.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781481472227
1481472224
9781481472234
1481472232
Characteristics: 240 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
Call Number: J LISLE, J

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DCLkids Apr 26, 2018

This story explores a budding friendship between two girls with very different backgrounds. Jessie’s understanding of the world expands as she witnesses Terri’s struggles against oppression and prejudice. As the story unfolds, readers will come to see the world through the eyes of two girls, one ... Read More »


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DCLkids Apr 26, 2018

This story explores a budding friendship between two girls with very different backgrounds. Jessie’s understanding of the world expands as she witnesses Terri’s struggles against oppression and prejudice. As the story unfolds, readers will come to see the world through the eyes of two girls, one who walks through the open doors of endless opportunities and one who pushes against the doors life closes for her.

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