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Stanley, Diane.
New York : Harper, 2010
IL 5-8, RL 5.9
ISBN 0061239054
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“My name is Sky Brightman.  I live on our ranch in  New Mexico.  We use solar energy, have gardens and horses.   We don’t have internet or television.  There are terrorist attacks often in the world now.   When there is a terrorist attack, my aunt Pat phones us to let us know.    Aunt Pat phoned last week to tell us about the oil refineries and petrochemical plants in Louisiana being destroyed.   And in our area too, things have been very frightening and difficult.  I have seen people turn on others who appear different or who from different ethnic backgrounds  Now, I hear that  Homeland security agents in our area are taking citizens away and detaining them in prisons.    My family and I decided to help my classmate Kareem and hide him at our ranch. …Read more about what happens in “Saving Sky”.  (New Hampshire Great Stone Face Award nominee, 2011-2012)
SUBJECTS:     Conduct of life -- Fiction.
                        Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction.
                        Terrorism -- Fiction.
                        Prejudices -- Fiction.
                        Middle Eastern Americans -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- New Mexico -- Fiction.
                        New Mexico -- Fiction.

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