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Sample Pages

Sample 1

Each chapter begins with a facing page containing an appropriate graphic image reflecting the text or action. Images of real life locations like Emerson and Froebel High Schools, Rubinís Confectionery, the Palace Theater, and the Miller Beach Bathhouse are intermingled with fictional locations to bring the story to life.

Original illustrations by Connecticut artist Claudia Wolf greatly enhance the story.

Sample 2

Historical photographs, postcards, maps, period posters and other images make this book a visual delight.

Over 2,100 SAT vocabulary words are bolded in the text, with a handy glossary for ready reference. An additional 374 bolded cultural literacy references, with glossary, impart knowledge of historical events, political terms, literature, music, geography, and popular culture, to name just a few.

Sample 2

Actual photos of Emerson School, along with its teachers and students - all from circa 1942 - are scattered throughout the book.

Review a PDF of chapter 29 (note: images are low resolution)