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Title:
Slake's limbo
Author:
Holman, Felice.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Aladdin edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Aladdin Books, 1986.

©1974
Physical Description:
117 pages ; 19 cm
Summary:
Thirteen-year-old Aremis Slake, hounded by his fears and misfortunes, flees them into New York City's subway tunnels, never again--he believes--to emerge.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
960 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.4 4.0 5335.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 7.3 7 Quiz: 10515 Guided reading level: Y.
ISBN:
9780689710667
Format :
Book

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Angola Public Library X Young Adult Mass Market Paperback Young Adult
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"When a poet like Ms. Holman writes prose, the effects are still lyric, and she has made full use of her talents in creating this novel of a troubled boy . . . skillfully told, forceful, and heartening".--Publishers Weekly. ALA Notable Children's Book; ALA Best Book for Young Adults; ALA Best of the Best Books for Young Adults; The Horn Book Fanfare Honor List.


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Hounded by fear and misfortune, 15-year-old Slake retreats to the New York subway where he ingeniously survives.


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