Chasing secrets

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Newbery Honor-winning author Gennifer Choldenko deftly combines humor, tragedy, fascinating historical detail, and a medical mystery in this exuberant new novel. San Francisco, 1900. The Gilded Age. A fantastic time to be alive for lots of people . . . but not thirteen-year-old Lizzie Kennedy, stuck at Miss Barstow's snobby school for girls. Lizzie's secret passion is science, an unsuitable subject for finishing-school girls. Lizzie lives to go on house calls with her physician father. On those visits to his patients, she discovers a hidden dark side of the city--a side that's full of secrets, rats, and rumors of the plague. The newspapers, her powerful uncle, and her beloved papa all deny that the plague has reached San Francisco. So why is the heart of the city under quarantine? Why are angry mobs trying to burn Chinatown to the ground? Why is Noah, the Chinese cook's son, suddenly making Lizzie question everything she has known to be true? Ignoring the rules of race and class, Lizzie and Noah must put the pieces together in a heart-stopping race to save the people they love. Winner of a Los Angeles Public Library FOCAL (Friends of Children and Literature) Award Nominated for: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award (Middle School division) Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL) Readers Award California Library Association's Beatty Award, Eureka List
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9780375990632
9781101916360
9780385742542
9780307975775
9780385742535
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MG
Level 3.7, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
540L
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Grouping Title chasing secrets
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display_description Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah's father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco.
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subject_facet Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Plague -- Juvenile fiction, Quarantine -- Juvenile fiction, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Chasing secrets
title_full Chasing Secrets, Chasing secrets / Gennifer Choldenko
title_short Chasing secrets
title_sub
topic_facet Chinese Americans, Fathers and daughters, Friendship, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Plague, Quarantine, Young Adult Fiction