White sands, red menace
Source:Viking, New York, N.Y., p.337 (2008)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3611 .L34 W48 2008
Keywords:Families--Juvenile fiction, Family life--Fiction, Girls--Fiction, Girls--Juvenile fiction, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009, Scientists--Fiction, Scientists--Juvenile fiction, White Sands Missile Range (N.M.)--Juvenile fiction
Summary: It is 1946, and Dewey Kerrigan is now living near the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico with the Gordon family. Dewey and her "sister," Suze, share secrets, art, and science as they adjust to high school in an isolated desert town. Then, Dewey's long-lost mother, Rita Gallucci, reappears in their lives.
Lexile measure 690, ages 12-15; historical fiction