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Everyone in Timber Falls knows that his family is trash, and sometimes Harry White thinks hell always be trash. But he cant help getting angry—what had he and his sister, Helen, ever done to anybody? When he discovers the local carpet factory is polluting the river, he comes up with a bold expose to make people sit up and show him respect—if his plan works. He wants to do it alone even though he knows hes asking for trouble. As trash, Harrys got nothing to lose. Or does he? Gripping, disturbing, and exhilarating, When the Stars Begin to Fall reveals the hidden forces that conspire against well–meaning innocents. Harrys desire to change himself and society is so powerful, his voice so direct and real, that listeners wont forget his struggle for dignity. In this striking departure from the historical novels he is so well known for, James Lincoln Collier has written a powerful—even shocking—novel that challenges and defies the rhetoric of contemporary America.

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James Lincoln Collier has written many books for children, including Give Dad My Best and Planet Out of the Past. Mr. Collier has also contributed more than five hundred articles to the New York Times Magazine, Readers Digest, and Boys Life.

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ISBN:
9781620646618
Author:
Collier, James Lincoln
Publisher:
Audiogo
Author:
Duque-Estrada, Daniel
Subject:
Situations / Values
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Compact Disk
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Age Level:
from 12

Related Subjects

» Children's » General
» Children's » Science and Nature » Environmental Fiction
» Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Homelessness and Poverty
» Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Values and Virtues

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Everyone in Timber Falls knows that his family is trash, and sometimes Harry White thinks hell always be trash. But he cant help getting angry—what had he and his sister, Helen, ever done to anybody? When he discovers the local carpet factory is polluting the river, he comes up with a bold expose to make people sit up and show him respect—if his plan works. He wants to do it alone even though he knows hes asking for trouble. As trash, Harrys got nothing to lose. Or does he? Gripping, disturbing, and exhilarating, When the Stars Begin to Fall reveals the hidden forces that conspire against well–meaning innocents. Harrys desire to change himself and society is so powerful, his voice so direct and real, that listeners wont forget his struggle for dignity. In this striking departure from the historical novels he is so well known for, James Lincoln Collier has written a powerful—even shocking—novel that challenges and defies the rhetoric of contemporary America.
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