The Forgotten Girl

The Forgotten Girl

Book - 2019
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When eleven-year-old Iris sneaks out at night to make snow angels, she was not expecting to raise the ghost of Avery Moore, a girl her own age; but bringing to light the segregated and abandoned black cemetery seems like the perfect way to help Avery get the recognition she craves, and it will also be a good idea for the school project about the history of her small North Carolina town, where racial tensions are never far from the surface--only it seems that if Avery gets everything she wants Iris will join her as a ghost, best friends forever.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2019
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781338317244
Branch Call Number: J BROWN
Characteristics: 250 pages ; 22 cm


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Eleven year old Iris and her best friend Daniel sneak out one night and stumble upon the abandoned grave of Avery Moore, who died in 1956. They find that Avery's grave is part of an entire segregated black cemetery that has faded from history in their North Carolina town - and that Avery wants Ir... Read More »

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