Justice for Emily

Emily Hasbrouck saw her 11 year old friend die, and she knows the people responsible But nobody will believe her because she is an orphan living on the goodwill of the townspeople, while the girls she accuses are the daughters of the richest men in town Emily is determined to speak the truth She refuses to let her friend s death be called an accident, even if it means sEmily Hasbrouck saw her 11 year old friend die, and she knows the people responsible But nobody will believe her because she is an orphan living on the goodwill of the townspeople, while the girls she accuses are the daughters of the richest men in town Emily is determined to speak the truth She refuses to let her friend s death be called an accident, even if it means she ll be sent to live in a poorhouse Reaching out to Emily are a few people who believe her, and with their help Emily must tell in front of the powerful men who want to send her away what really happened.
Justice for Emily Emily Hasbrouck saw her year old friend die and she knows the people responsible But nobody will believe her because she is an orphan living on the goodwill of the townspeople while the girls she

  • Title: Justice for Emily
  • Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer
  • ISBN: 9780440412496
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Paperback
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    About the Author

    Susan Beth Pfeffer

    Susan Beth Pfeffer was born in New York City in 1948 She grew up in the city and its nearby suburbs and spent summers in the Catskill Mountains When she was six her father wrote and published a book on constitutional law, and Pfeffer decided that she, too, wanted to be a writer That year she wrote her first story, about the love between an Oreo cookie and a pair of scissors However, it wasn t until 1970 that her first book, Just Morgan, was published She wrote it during her last semester at New York University since then, she has been a full time writer for young people She has won numerous awards and citations for her work, which range from picture books to middle grade and young adult novels, and include both contemporary and historical fiction She is also the author of the popular Portraits of Little Women series for grades 3 6, and has written a book for adults on writing for children.To date, she has written than 60 books About David was awarded the South Carolina Young Adult Book Award The Year Without Michael is an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and winner of the South Carolina Young Adult Book Award it was also named by the American Library Association as one of the hundred best books for teenagers written between 1968 1993 When she is not working, she enjoys watching movies, both new and old, and collecting movie memorabilia, reading biographies and histories, and eating foods that are bad for her She lives in Middletown, New York, with her two cats, Alexander and Emily.Named the American Library Associations Young Adult Library Services Association Best Book for Young Adults 2007 and Teens Top Ten Booklist in 2007 Finalist for the Andre Norton Award, Quill Awards, Hal Clement Awards

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    • Leigh Teale said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 00:48 AM

      This was a difficult book, not because of big words or twisted plots, but because it was wholly unlike other children's books I've read or reviewed. There is no fantastical element to make the danger easier to bear. There is no guarantee in the summary that there will be a happy ending. As a matter of fact, for a large chunk of the book I was pretty sure there wouldn't be--at least, not a conventionally happy ending. Children are cruel, as we all know (and if you don't know then you might be the [...]

    • Shoshana said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 00:48 AM

      I like Susan Beth Pfeffer and I like Emily. I like that Pfeffer stays very true to Emily's character through this book. I like that I read Justice for Emily over a decade ago without knowing there was a prequel and liked it then, and that I read it over a decade later having just read the prequel and liked it now. It's old fashioned, but it stands up.

    • Kirsten said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 00:48 AM

      This is okay, though a trifle heavy-handed. I like the way it ties up so many loose ends from the first book, without feeling rushed.

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