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Promises to the Dead

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 86 Ratings and 27 Reviews

Book Description
When Jesse went down to the marsh on that fateful day, he expected to find a turtle for terrapin soup. Instead, he comes across a dying slave woman who makes Jesse promise he'll take her young son, Perry, to a relative in Baltimore. Aiding and abetting a slave is against the law, and it also goes against everything Jesse has been taught to believe. But he can't break a promise to the dead, and, mo... More
Book Information
PublisherDemco Media
BindingTurtleback (8 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-100606244603
ISBN-13978-0606244602
Publication Date04/2002
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About Mary Downing Hahn (Author) : Mary Downing Hahn is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Mary Downing Hahn include Deep and Dark and Dangerous, Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghos... more
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