Peace Is a Four-Letter Word

Peace Is a Four-Letter Word

by Janet Nichols Lynch

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Peace Is a Four-Letter Word by Janet Nichols Lynch

Fiction. Young Adult fiction. Emily Rankin is a normal sixteen-year old girl, the daughter of orange ranchers in rural Visalia, California. She is a cheerleader and A student, and her boyfriend is the star center for the basketball team. She also has a new history teacher, Dr. Connell McKenzie, who is challenging Emily to think for herself. To think, for example, about the fact that the president has been amassing troops in the Persian Gulf and that war is imminent—but not inevitable. The year is 1990. As a rare and devestating chill threatens to wipe out her family's entire orange crop adn the rest of the Central Valley's economy with it, Emily must make a choice: to defned her convictions and risk losing her friends—her boyfriend included—or to keep the peace by not speaking out against the war.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597140140
Publisher: Heyday Books
Publication date: 07/28/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 5.64(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

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