Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy
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Source:Clarion Books, New York, p.219 (2004)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3569 .C51548 L59 2004
Keywords:Clergy--Fiction, Maine--History--20th century--Fiction, Moving, Household--Fiction, Progress--Fiction, Race relations--Fiction
Summary: In 1911, Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor, nearby island community founded by former slaves that the town fathers--and Turner's--want to change into a tourist spot.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 11-18; Grade level 7.2; Historical fiction