Bound To Stay Bound

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 Show me a sign
 Author: LeZotte, Ann Clare

 Publisher:  Scholastic (2021)

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 269 p.,  22 cm

 BTSB No: 571210 ISBN: 9781338255812
 Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3-7

 Deaf  -- Fiction
 People with disabilities -- Fiction
 Kidnapping -- Fiction
 Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction
 Human experimentation in medicine -- Fiction
 Sign language -- Fiction
 Chilmark (Mass.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
 Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction

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It is 1805, and Mary Lambert has always felt safe among the deaf community of Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard where practically everyone communicates in a shared sign language, but recent events have shattered her life; her brother George has died, land disputes between English settlers and the Wampanoag people are becoming increasingly bitter, and a "scientist" determined to discover the origins of the islands' deafness has decided she makes the perfect "live specimen"--and kidnapped her.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 5.10
   Points: 7.0   Quiz: 506689

   Kirkus Reviews (+) (11/15/19)
   School Library Journal (+) (00/03/20)
   Booklist (02/01/20)
 The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (00/03/20)
 The Hornbook (00/09/20)

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