Stepping on the Cracks

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Clarion Books, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 216 pages
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In 1944, when her brother is overseas fighting in World War II, eleven-year-old Margaret changes her mind about the school bully, Gordy, after she discovers he is hiding his own brother, a deserter. "There is plenty of action and page-turning suspense (and) much to ponder and reflect on as well." -- School Library Journal, starred review

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Stepping on the Cracks may be set during World War II (my father & uncles' war), but the questions it raises are just as relevant today. The books' heroines, Margaret Baker and Elizabeth Crawford, are ... Read full review

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User Review  - JalenV - LibraryThing

Stepping on the Cracks may be set during World War II (my father & uncles' war), but the questions it raises are just as relevant today. The book's heroines, Margaret Baker and Elizabeth Crawford, are ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

MARY DOWNING HAHN, a former children's librarian, is the award-winning author of many popular ghost stories, including Wait Till Helen Comes, which is being adapted for film. An avid reader, traveler, and all-around arts lover, Ms. Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland, with her cat, Oscar. Visit her online at www.marydowninghahnbooks.com.