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Leanora Sutter, Esther Hirsh, Merlin van Tornhout, Johnny Reeves...

These characters are among the unforgettable cast inhabiting a small Vermont town in 1924. A town that turns against its own when the Ku Klux Klan moves in. No one is safe, especially the two youngest, twelve-year-old Leanora, an African-American girl, and six-year-old Esther, who is Jewish.

In this story of a community on the brink of disaster, told through the haunting and impassioned voices of its inhabitants, Newbery Award winner Karen Hesse takes listeners into the hearts and minds of those who bear witness.

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Grouped Work ID 4c7fa29b-9727-96bf-0457-bb612e05b763
Full title witness
Author hesse karen
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
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subject_facet Ku Klux Klan -- Fiction, Large type books, Prejudices -- Fiction, Vermont -- Fiction
title_display Witness
title_full Witness, Witness / Karen Hesse
title_short Witness
topic_facet Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Ku Klux Klan, Large type books, Prejudices, Vermont