Blackberries in the Dark

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By Mavis Jukes
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers
Blackberries in the Dark
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Its the first summer after Austins grandfather has died and hes not sure how much hell enjoy his visit to the farm with just his grandmother for company, especially since this was the summer his grandfather was going to teach him to flyfish. Everything feels different, and without Grandpa, it seems as though traditions are lost. But with a string of beads and a spurofthemoment fishing trip, Austin and his grandmother learn how to keep memories of Grandpa aliveand begin some new traditions of their own.

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4331 words4,331 words
48 pages48 pages
Lexile 500LLexile 500L
Grade K to 6Grade K to 6
Age 5-11Age 5-11
Published 1985Published 1985

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