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Moonshine by Justin Benton


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Moonshine by Justin Benton
Oct 15, 2019 | ISBN 9781629798110
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    Oct 15, 2019 | ISBN 9781629798110 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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★ ”The smooth writing and… distinct narrative voice make this debut novel compelling from the start. Benton’s spot-on description of the sparse mountain setting with its social isolation and desperate poverty draw readers into the corrupt, complex times of the Great Depression. Though these elements are grim, they are balanced by strong themes of family and trust. When combined with the tense, realistic plot, a gripping piece of historical fiction emerges.” — Booklist, starred review

“Smooth, lyrical writing and crisp regional dialogue are the strengths of this debut. Benton knows his landscape… and should be a strong voice for the future… a fine adventure.” — Kirkus Reviews

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