Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Jenkins, Beverly.
New York : Avon, 2002
IL 5-8
ISBN 0064473422
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Belle escapes from slavery in 1859.  She has been separated from her father in Michigan and is on her own.  Uneducated and alone, Belle is fortunate to be taken in by a kind family who helps Belle become an educated, confident young woman.  And Belle is drawn to the family's 18-year-old son.  All would be well except Daniel has been promised to another.  Will love win out?  Or will Belle suffer yet another loss?
SUBJECTS:     Love stories.
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