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The River Between Us

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The River Between Us by Richard Peck
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Jun 21, 2005 | ISBN 9780142403105
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It’s a riveting story that shows racism everywhere and young people facing war, not sure what side to be on or why. (Booklist, starred review)

Peck reaches new depth with this Civil War-era novel. . . (Publishers Weekly, starred review)

A rich tale full of magic, mystery, and surprise. (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)

Historical fiction fans should enter this at the top of the must-read list. (The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review)

The harsh realities of war are brutally related in a complex, always surprising plot that resonates on multiple levels. (he Horn Book, starred review)

This unusual Civil War novel really boosts Peck’s credentials as America’s best living author for young adults. (The Washington Post)

Unforgettable characters and handsome prose make this book one you won’t want to miss. (Children’s Literature)


ALA Best Books for Young Adults WINNER

ALA Notable Book WINNER

Book Sense 76 Top Ten Selection WINNER

Booklist Editor’s Choice WINNER

National Book Award WINNER

New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing WINNER

Parents’ Choice Award WINNER

Scott O’Dell Award WINNER

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