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Possibly Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate. It does deal with poverty.
Although, it is modern day instead of historical.
Taryn Hettlinger Parise
Library Learning Center Director
*Now on Facebook (Longfellow School Library) and Instagram
Currently reading: The Alarming Career of Sir Richard Blackstone
On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 1:13 PM, Email list for the Illinois School Library
Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
> There's an old Newberry winner called *Miracles on Maple Hill* by Virginia
> Eggertsen Sorensen, about a family in dire straights and dad with PTSD
> after WWII. That might fit the bill...
> On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 12:41 PM, Email list for the Illinois School
> Library Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>> Looking for an alternative reading selection for a 7th grade male student
>> reading at a 4th grade level. Our 7th grade students are reading A
>> Christmas Carol and we have a student who is a Jehovah’s Witness who will
>> not be reading the book. We need a book to have him read instead that has a
>> theme similar to A Christmas Carol (change, poor people not getting enough,
>> etc...). Any suggestions?
>> Rikki Steinmetz
>> Pleasantdale Middle School
>> Rikkir77 at gmail.com
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