The children's blizzard : a novel
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Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2021].
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Playaway
Edition
Unabridged.
ISBN
9781664998735, 166499873X
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1 audio media player (11 hr., 30 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
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South Yarmouth Library - AdultPLAYAWAY BENJAMINChecked OutMay 14, 2024

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Published
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2021].
Edition
Unabridged.
Language
English
ISBN
9781664998735, 166499873X

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Title from Playaway label.
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
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One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
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"Light."
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Previously issued in another format by Penguin Random House Audio, ℗2021.
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Performed by Cassandra Campbell.
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The morning of January 12, 1888, was unusually mild, following a long cold spell, warm enough for the homesteaders of the Dakota territory to venture out again, and for their children to return to school without their heavy coats. At the hour when most prairie schools were letting out for the day, a terrifying, fast-moving blizzard struck without warning. Schoolteachers as young as sixteen were suddenly faced with life and death decisions: keep the children inside, to risk freezing to death when fuel ran out, or send them home, praying they wouldn't get lost in the storm. Based on actual oral histories of survivors, the novel follows the stories of Raina and Gerda Olsen, two sisters, both schoolteachers-- one who becomes a hero of the storm, and one who finds herself ostracized in the aftermath.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Benjamin, M., & Campbell, C. (2021). The children's blizzard: a novel (Unabridged.). Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Benjamin, Melanie, 1962- and Cassandra, Campbell. 2021. The Children's Blizzard: A Novel. Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Benjamin, Melanie, 1962- and Cassandra, Campbell. The Children's Blizzard: A Novel Findaway World, LLC, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Benjamin, Melanie, and Cassandra Campbell. The Children's Blizzard: A Novel Unabridged., Findaway World, LLC, 2021.

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