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Zebra forest / Adina Rishe Gewirtz.

Gewirtz, Adina. (Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0763660418
  • ISBN: 9780763660413
  • Physical Description: 200 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2013

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
When eleven-year-old Annie first started lying to her social worker, she had been taught by an expert: Gran. She told Annie and her little brother, Rew, the one thing they know about their father: that he was killed in a fight with an angry man who was sent away. Annie tells stories, as she and Rew laze under the birches and oaks of Zebra Forest -- stories about their father the pirate, or pilot, or secret agent. But then something shocking happens to unravel all their stories: a rattling at the back door, an escapee from the prison holding them hostage in their own home, four lives that will never be the same. Driven by suspense and psychological intrigue, this novel deftly portrays an unfolding standoff of truth against family secrets, and offers an affecting look at two resourceful, imaginative kids as they react and adapt to the hand they've been dealt.
Subject: Family secrets > Juvenile fiction.
Truthfulness and falsehood > Juvenile fiction.
Escaped prisoners > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Honesty > Fiction.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford jF GEWIRTZ, A. (Text) 32544072269508 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport J GERWIRTZ (Text) 34000080929474 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington J GEWIRTZ, ADINA (Text) 34037120085123 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding YA Gew (Text) 33620125231577 Teen Fiction Available -
Woodbury Public Library TEEN FIC GEWIRTZ (Text) 34018127215764 Teen Fiction Available -

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