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  • 31 of 36 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Montgomery City Public.

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Montgomery City Public Library YAF CHA (Text) 31927000026200 YA Fiction Available -

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General Note:
Award Winner
2021-22 Missouri Truman Reader
publisher, date of publication and page numbers may vary
Summary, etc.:
When Meri Beckley looks at the peaceful Chicago streets, she feels pride in the era of unprecedented hope and prosperity over which the governor presides. But when her mother is killed, Meri suddenly has questions that no one else seems to be asking. And when she tries to uncover her mother's state of mind in her last weeks, she finds herself drawn into a secret world with a history she didn't know existed. Faced with a choice between accepting the 'truth' or embracing a world the government doesn't want anyone to see, the wrong words can get Meri killed.
Chicago teen Meri Beckley's pride of living in a land of peace, prosperity, and truth crumbles when questions following her mother's death reveal buried facts, especially that words can have great power.
Target Audience Note:
HL810L Lexile
Young adult
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.5 14 507012.
Awards Note:
MASL Dogwood
Subject: Government, Resistance to > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Honesty > Fiction.
Mothers > Death > Fiction.
High school students > Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) > Fiction.
Genre: Teen fiction.
Missouri Truman Readers.

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