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Before we were free / Julia Alvarez.

Alvarez, Julia, (author.).

In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0399555498
  • ISBN: 9780399555497
  • Physical Description: 179 pages : maps ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Ember edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ember, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, New York, in 2002.
Formatted Contents Note:
The eraser in the shape of the Dominican Republic -- Shhh! -- Secret Santas -- Disappeared diary -- Mr. Smith -- Operation maid -- Lying policemen -- Almost free -- Night flight -- Anita's diary -- Freedom cry -- Snow butterflies -- Author's note.
Subject: Trujillo Molina, Rafael Leónidas, 1891-1961 > Juvenile fiction.
Dominican Republic > History > 1930-1961 > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Dominican Republic > Juvenile fiction.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Adams County Library System.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Gettysburg Library YA FIC ALVAREZ JULIA (Text) 35740636067738 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Gettysburg Library YA FIC ALVAREZ JULIA (Text) 35740636067746 Juvenile Storage Available -

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