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  • Published: New York : Putnam's, 2001.
  • Year Published: 2001
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged)
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 300

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  • 0399231161 :

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by Woodson, Jacqueline.

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Call number: E WOO

Available Copies: Downtown Youth PicBks, Pittsfield Youth PicBks

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Youth level.

Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town.

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Two girls grow up divided by a fence. Each girl is instructed by her family not to go to the other side. They end up side stepping the rule by sitting on the bench together and in this manner they become close friends. Soon other friends begin to sit on the fence. At the end of the stories, the girls agree that someday the fence will fall down.

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