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Mister Death's blue-eyed girls

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IL: UG - BL: 4.3 - AR Pts: 11
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HL: High-Low 700L
Based on an actual crime in 1955, this YA novel is at once a mystery and a coming-of-age story. The brutal murder of two teenage girls on the last day of Nora Cunningham's junior year in high school throws Nora into turmoil. Her certainties--friendships, religion, her prudence, her resolve to find a boyfriend taller than she is--are shaken or cast off altogether. Most people in Elmgrove, Maryland, share the comforting conviction that Buddy Novak, who had every reason towant his ex-girlfriend dead, is responsible for the killings. Nora agrees at first, then begins to doubt Buddy's guilt, and finally comes to believe him innocent--the lone dissenting voice in Elmgrove. Told from several different perspectives, including that of the murderer, Mister Death's Blue-Eyed Girls is a suspenseful page-turner with a powerful human drama at its core.
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Grouped Work ID 09616e62-b596-8bd9-5296-bf477e478512
Grouping Title mister death s blue eyed girls
Grouping Author hahn mary downing
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, Grief -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction
title_display Mister Death's blue-eyed girls
title_full Mister Death's Blue-Eyed Girls, Mister Death's blue-eyed girls / by Mary Downing Hahn
title_short Mister Death's blue-eyed girls
topic_facet Bildungsromans, Grief, History, Murder, Mystery, Young Adult Fiction