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  • Night job

    Night job2018

    by Karen Hesse

    (646)

    Summary: What is it like to work at night, while the rest of the city is asleep? Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse's quietly powerful story of a boy and his father is tenderly brought to life by G. Brian Karas in...  more »

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    Call #: E HESSE

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The cats in Krasinski Square

    The cats in Krasinski Square2004

    by Karen Hesse

    (1,051)

    Summary: Two Jewish sisters, escapees of the infamous Warsaw ghetto, devise a plan to thwart an attempt by the Gestapo to intercept food bound for starving people behind the dark Wall.

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    Call #: E HESSE

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Witness

    Witness2001

    by Karen Hesse

    (5,254)

    Summary: A series of poems express the views of various people in a small Vermont town, including a young black girl and a young Jewish girl, during the early 1920s when the Ku Klux Klan is trying to infiltrate the town.

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    Call #: YA F HESSE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stowaway

    Stowaway2000

    by Karen Hesse

    (2,165)

    Summary: A fictionalized journal relates the experiences of a young stowaway from 1768 to 1771 aboard the Endeavor which sailed around the world under Captain James Cook.

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    Call #: J F HESSE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Out of the dust
    Staff Pick

    Out of the dust1997

    by Karen Hesse

    (73,878)

    Summary: In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.

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    Call #: J F HESSE

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details