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First Person Fiction: Behind the Mountains
First Person Fiction Series Book #1 of 5 in publication order (switch to alphabetical order)
Author: Edwidge Danticat

Book Info

Published on October 1, 2002
Age Group: 10 - 15 years
Reading Level: AR: 5.6 (5.0 Points, Quiz #65424)
GLE: 6.3
DRA: 60
Lexile® measure: 940L

Writing in the notebook her teacher gave her, thirteen-year-old Celiane describes life with her mother and brother in Haiti as well as her experiences in Brooklyn after the family finally immigrates there to be reunited with her father.

Excerpt/First Sentence(s):
Wednesday, October 18, 2000:
Ti liv mwen, my sweet little book.

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