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 imminentbut 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 friendsher boyfriend includedor to keep the peace by not speaking out against the war.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.64(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.51(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 17 Years|