for The Mystery of Drear House by Virginia Hamilton
Now that abolitionist Dies Drear's magnificent treasure has been uncovered, Thomas Small and his family must decide on the best way to keep it safe. The gripping story introduces two unforgettable characters: Thomas's great-grandmother and his neighbor Mrs. Darrow, both of whom preserve a wealth of history in their memories, the latter in a mental labyrinth that mirrors the underground tunnels in the Drear House. (Ages 11-14)
CCBC Choices 1987 . © Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1987. Used with permission.
A black family living in the house of long-dead abolitionist Dies Drear must decide what to do with his stupendous treasure, hidden for one hundred years in a cavern near their home. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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