Backwater

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Publisher:
Putnam's,
Pub. Date:
c1999.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
810L
Description
Ivy Breedlove's family is driving her crazy. Generations of Breedloves have been prominent lawyers and her relatives expect her to follow suit. "We'll make her a lawyer yet!" they pronounce at a family reunion. Well, not if Ivy has her say. But how do you have your say when the voices surrounding you are so loud? Ivy's passion for the past provides an answer. As she works on completing a history of her illustrious family, she discovers other Breedlove women who broke the mold, including her father's sister Josephine. No one will talk about the reclusive Aunt Jo, so when Ivy hires a wilderness guide to find her, her family is less than thrilled. Armed with her thirst for knowledge, Ivy undertakes a dramatic journey up an icy mountain and into the backwater to try to find someone, perhaps, like herself.Once again Joan Bauer has created a truly memorable heroine. Her most recent novel, Rules of the Road, received many starred reviews and Booklist said: "It's downright wonderful these days to find a teenage protagonist who is smart, moral, funny, confident (mostly), and open-minded about grown-ups."
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ISBN:
9780399231414
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.1, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
810L
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Last Grouping Update 2017-12-08 04:52:37AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-21 05:18:39AM

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subject_facet Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction, Aunts -- Juvenile fiction, Birds -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Genealogy -- Juvenile fiction, Hermits -- Juvenile fiction, Lawyers -- Juvenile fiction, Survival -- Fiction
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