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All, however, are galvanized towards action when a shadowy figure shoots at Esther and her father right through Sara's front door. Who would commit such an evil act? And is it too late to remove the poison that has insidiously leaked into their once tight-knit community? Part mystery, part social commentary, Hesse's historically accurate chronicle is a riveting catalyst for discussion that thoughtfully explores race and identity from every possible point of view. The free verse format and distinct characterizations also make Witness a perfect choice for library or classroom reader's theater productions. (Ages 12 and older) --Jennifer Hubert --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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This is a fantastic book. It is labeled for young adults but is a good read for adults. Very powerful. It is written a little like it is a play.Published 14 days ago by Kathryn J. Kolb
I read this out loud to my gifted 6th graders. They absolutely loved it, although I did do quite a bit of scaffolding and intermittent teaching of 1920's events including issues of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Leslie A. Lytle
It had the potential to be an amazing book, but it was hard to follow. Hard to follow the story as well as keep,all the characters straight. It ended a bit abruptly, too.Published 3 months ago by Samira P.
Have used it to teach reading with voice and writing for years. None better!Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
If I want random bullets dodging around my head, I'll go to the fair and stand in the shooting gallery. What are we doing here? There is no cohesive plot. I beg your pardon. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Marita
This was a great book and it really was interesting. I would recommend this book to anyone who loves history and poetry!!!Published 7 months ago by Abbey Calton
I was expecting more of a punch from this story, especially considering some of Hesse's other works. Read morePublished 9 months ago by C. Harris
For me to be black this book is racist so for all the black people don't read this book. P.s I'm not racistPublished 11 months ago by pooh