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The orphan band of Springdale, Anne Nesbet

Label
The orphan band of Springdale
Title
The orphan band of Springdale
Statement of responsibility
Anne Nesbet
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 1941, and tensions are rising in the United States as the Second World War rages in Europe. Eleven-year-old Gusta's life, like the world around her, is about to change. Her father, a foreign-born labor organizer, has had to flee the country, and Gusta has been sent to live in an orphanage run by her grandmother. Nearsighted, snaggletoothed Gusta arrives in Springdale, Maine, lugging her one precious possession: a beloved old French horn, her sole memento of her father. But in a family that's long on troubles and short on money, how can a girl hang on to something so valuable and yet so useless when Gusta's mill-worker uncle needs surgery to fix his mangled hand, with no union to help him pay? Inspired by her mother's fanciful stories, Gusta secretly hopes to find the coin-like "Wish" that her sea-captain grandfather supposedly left hidden somewhere. Meanwhile, even as Gusta gets to know the rambunctious orphans at the home, she feels like an outsider at her new school -- and finds herself facing patriotism turned to prejudice, alien registration drives, and a family secret likely to turn the small town upside down
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nesbet, Anne
Index
no index present
Intended audience
880L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
6
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphanages
  • German Americans
  • Family secrets
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Bands (Music)
  • Children of immigrants
  • Maine
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The orphan band of Springdale, Anne Nesbet
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn995130071
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
435 pages
Isbn
9780763688042
Lccn
2018940933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
JF NESBET ; XX-J ; [Y18CP016, #21, 2@18.99, jll/ ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 995130071
  • (OCoLC)995130071
Label
The orphan band of Springdale, Anne Nesbet
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn995130071
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
435 pages
Isbn
9780763688042
Lccn
2018940933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
JF NESBET ; XX-J ; [Y18CP016, #21, 2@18.99, jll/ ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 995130071
  • (OCoLC)995130071

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