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    Demco Media, Turtleback, 2000
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    Puffin, Paperback, 1999
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    Rebound by Sagebrush, Library Binding, 1999
  • Melitte
    Dial, Hardcover, 1997
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    New York Dial Books 1997., Paperback, 1997
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    New York Dial Books 1997., Paperback, 1997
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    New York Dial Books 1997., Paperback, 1997

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Average rating
4.2 out of 5
Based on 24 Ratings and 8 Reviews

Book Description
In 1772, years of mistreatment force thirteen-year-old Melitte to decide whether or not to run away from the Frenchman who has kept her as a slave on his poor Louisiana farm and leave the young girl who is the only person who ever loved her.
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (7 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages160
Publication Date10/01/1997
The Creators
About Fatima Shaik (Author) : Fatima Shaik is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Fatima Shaik include Melitte, On Mardi Gras Day, The Jazz of Our Street.
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