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Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Series: Dear America
by Barry Denenberg
This intriguing diary is set in 1932, one hundred years after the establishment of the Perkins School for the Blind, when Bess Brennan is in a terrible accident that blinds her. Now she must learn a new set of skills, both practical and emotional. Sent to the Perkins School, she learns to read and write Braille as her sister, Elin, helps her to record the daily triumphs, and disappointments, that characterize both her life at the school and the state of the country as it slugs through the Great Depression.
Ages
9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Lexile Measure
910L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
T
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
144
Genre
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction

About the Author

Barry Denenberg Barry Denenberg is the critically acclaimed author of non-fiction and historical fiction. His historical fiction includes titles in the Dear America, My Name is America, and Royal Diaries series, many of which have been named NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People.

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