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Nettie Parker's Backyard

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 14 Ratings and 14 Reviews

Book Description

Ask anyone who knows Nettie Parker and they'll say that she's an amazing, mystical woman...what else would you call someone who receives supernatural signs sent just to them? And being able to live longer than anyone else? That alone is pretty amazing! Nettie's been through many hardships in her life, and she's learned first-hand that prejudice can be a multi-headed dragon. Bu... More
Book Information
PublisherC.V. Smith
BindingKindle Edition (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date02/27/2011
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About C.V. Smith (Author) : I never imagined I would ever write a book! I always enjoyed writing, but professionally I have been a teacher and para-educator for almost 30 years. The idea of a mystical African-American woman ca... more
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9/23/2011 Deb Hockenberry said:
TITLE: Nettie Parker’s Backyard (June 14, 2011) AUTHOR: C.V. Smith PUBLISHER: Avid Reader Publishing Group http://avidreaderspg.com PAGES: 180 FORMATS: Paperback, ebook PRICE: $2.99 for ebook, $7.95 for paperback (US) £2.13 for kindle edition, £6.92 for paperback (UK) ... more

tags: Nettie Parker's Backyard, WWII, historical fiction, bullies, prejudice

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3/24/2011 C.V. Smith said:
I recommend this book to adolescents and their parents, especially if your child is having prejudice ,bullying, or self-esteem problems. These themes are illustrated through historical Holocaust and WWII data and dialogue, primarily by the eight, Jewish child-refugee characters. Main character, Ne... more

tags: Israel, Vienna, physiotherapy, P-40 Warhawk, fighter-pilot, Tuskeegee Institute, Walter Reed Hospital, Poland, Germany, Sicily, Tunisia, Palestine, hatred., Righteous of the Nations, Yad Vashem, longevity, legacy, after-life, nursing, Charing Cross Hospital, Hanukah, Bar Mitzvah, supernatural, unconventional family, adoption, air-raid, tuberculosis, Bloomsbury House, sand fly fever, Rice Coast of Africa, blitzkreig, Luftwaffe, Kristallnacht, Kindertransport, Nazi, Hitler, England, London, S. C., Beaufort, refugee, concentration camp, AFrican-American, Jewish, physically challenged

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