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Charlotte's Vow

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ISBN-10: 0888784139

ISBN-13: 9780888784131

Edition: 2000 (Teachers Edition, Instructors Manual, etc.)

Authors: Marion Woodson

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It is Christmas 1912, and Charlotte McKewan is fifteen years old. The coal-mining town of Extension, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island has hit hard times. Union disputes over safety issues threaten to escalate into violence, and money is scarce. Charlotte helps her mother as best she can, but since her father's death in a mine accident, they have barely gotten by. When the opportunity to work in a local dynamite factory presents itself, Charlotte braves the disapproved of her mother for the chance to bring in some extra cash and keep the vow she made to herself to get her family as far away from the mine as possible. But the job is more dangerous than she bargained for, and soon…    
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Book details

List price: $8.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English

Marion Woodson is the author of several young adult novels and lives in Nanaimo, British Columbia.