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Ellen Foster
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Algonquin Books 1987
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01/12/1987
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kaye Gibbons. (1987). Ellen Foster. Algonquin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kaye Gibbons. 1987. Ellen Foster. Algonquin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kaye Gibbons, Ellen Foster. Algonquin Books, 1987.

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Kaye Gibbons. Ellen Foster. Algonquin Books, 1987. Web.

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Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. An eleven-year-old heroine tells her unforgettable story with honesty, perceptivity, humor, and unselfconscious heroism. "The honesty of thought and eye and feeling and word!"--Eudora Welty; "A lovely, breathtaking, sometimes heart-wrenching first novel."--Walker Percy. A LITERARY GUILD SELECTION.

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