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  • Blue
    Calkins Creek Books, Paperback, 2010
  • Blue [Paperback]
    Boyds Mills Press, Unknown Binding, 2010
  • Blue
    Calkins Creek Books, Hardcover, 2006
  • Blue
    Calkins Creek, Kindle Edition, 2006
  • Blue [Hardcover]
    Calkins Creek Books, Unknown Binding, 2006

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Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 404 Ratings and 172 Reviews

Book Description
Ann Fay Honeycutt accepts the role of "man of the house" when her father leaves to fight Hitler because she wants to do her part for the war in this Parents' Choice Silver Honor Book. She's doing well with the extra responsibilities when a frightening polio epidemic strikes, crippling many local children. Her town of Hickory responds by creating an emergency hospital in three days. Ann Fay reads e... More
Book Information
PublisherCalkins Creek Books
BindingPaperback (5 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages200
Publication Date08/01/2010
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About Joyce Hostetter (Author) : I write middle grade historical fiction. Diseases seem to be a recurring theme! HEALING WATER (March 08) retells the story of Hawaii's history with leprosy and BLUE (2006) is the story of my hometown'... more
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