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Janitor's Boy, The
(Andrew Clements)
Junior Fiction (140 pages) Recommended for Grades 3-7. When Jack is publicly embarrassed by his father, the school janitor, his revenge results in an unusual punishment--helping his father after school. The job leads to some surprising revelations about his father, the school, and himself. [Kit added 09/2009]
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Fiction

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140 p

Kit Level: Kids

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Japanese lover: a novel
(Allende, Isabel)
From New York Times and internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende, an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during the Second World War. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There, as the rest of the world goes to war, she encounters Ichimei Fukuda, the quiet and gentle son of the family's Japanese gardener. Unnoticed by those around them, a tender love affair begins to blossom.
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Older women -- Fiction
Love in old age -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
Japanese Americans -- Fiction
Family secrets -- Fiction

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321 p

Kit Level: Adult

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