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Author Robinson, Mabel Louise, 1874-1962.
Title Bright Island / Mabel L. Robinson ; with decorations by Lynd Ward.
Pub Info New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 2012, c1937.
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Edition 75th anniversary ed.
Descript 276 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Audience 780L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.1 10 10 19009
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1937.
Summary When sixteen-year-old Thankful Curtis must leave Bright Island, Maine, for the first time in 1937, she has trouble adjusting to life on the mainland, new people, and "proper schooling," and yearns for her days of farming with her father and sailing.
Awards Newbery Honor Book, 1938.
Subject Families -- Maine -- Fiction.
Daughters -- Maine -- Fiction.
Islands -- Maine -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Boarding schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction.
City and town life -- Maine -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Bildungsromans.
Subject Islands -- Maine -- Juvenile fiction.
Boarding schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
City and town life -- Maine -- Fiction.
Coming of age -- Fiction.
Islands -- Maine -- Fiction.
Maine -- Fiction.
Maine -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Maine -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Add Author Ward, Lynd, 1905-1985.
ISBN 9780375971365 (pbk.)
9780394809861 (hardback)
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