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Donat call her Matilda. Her name is Matt. And donat even think about getting close to her. She doesnat need anyone. Canat you tell by looking at her, dressed all in black with a spider painted on her face and her ice-cold stare? But most of all, do not bully her. She has been through it all already.

But everything changes for fourteen-year-old Matt when she moves in with peaceful Quakers Sam and Jessica Fox, who are active in the movement against the war in the Middle East. Soon, conflict arises in town over the war, and suddenly, no one is safe. Matt fears for her safety and the safety of her new family. Could the boy who terrorizes her at school be behind it all? And how can she save the family she is actually growing to love when her fear always leaves her quaking?

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Dont call her Matilda. Her name is Matt. And she doesnt need anyone. But everything changes for 14-year-old Matt when she moves in with peaceful Quakers Sam and Jessica Fox, who are active in the movement against the war in the Middle East. Soon, conflict arises in town over the war, and suddenly, no one is safe.

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Goth girl Matt lives her life by simple rules: Stay under the radar, never go by Matilda (only Matt), and don?t let anyone get too close. But everything changes when she moves in with a peaceful Quaker family in Pennsylvania. As the country fights a war in the Middle East, Matt fights her own personal war, battling bullies of her past and present and fighting to stand up for her belief in peace. Then violence erupts in town, and Matt finds that she will need to fight even harder to save the family she is starting to love.

About the Author

Kathryn Erskine lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142414767
Author:
Erskine, Kathryn
Publisher:
Speak
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Social Issues - Physical & Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.27x5.50x.68 in. .52 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , Dont call her Matilda. Her name is Matt. And she doesnt need anyone. But everything changes for 14-year-old Matt when she moves in with peaceful Quakers Sam and Jessica Fox, who are active in the movement against the war in the Middle East. Soon, conflict arises in town over the war, and suddenly, no one is safe.
"Synopsis" by ,
Goth girl Matt lives her life by simple rules: Stay under the radar, never go by Matilda (only Matt), and don?t let anyone get too close. But everything changes when she moves in with a peaceful Quaker family in Pennsylvania. As the country fights a war in the Middle East, Matt fights her own personal war, battling bullies of her past and present and fighting to stand up for her belief in peace. Then violence erupts in town, and Matt finds that she will need to fight even harder to save the family she is starting to love.

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