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Silver Rain (edition 2010)

by Lois Peterson

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Title:Silver Rain
Authors:Lois Peterson
Info:Orca Book Publishers (2010), Paperback, 192 pages
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Eleven year-old Elsie searches for her family in depression-era Vancouver, where she discovers a dance marathon that gives her hope for the future. ( )
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Abandoned by her father during the Depression, eleven year-old Elsie lives in the garage behind her old house with her mother, her grrandmother and her out-of work uncle. Elsie's friend Ernest, accompanies her as she searches for her father in the ciry, encountering unfriendly hoboes, food lines and shantytowns. After both her uncle and her mother disappear as well, Elsie and Ernest spnd their time trying to get the "scoop" on a story about a local dance marathon, where Elsie finds joy, even as she witnesses despair.… (more)

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