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Blue Thread

Feldman, Ruth Tenzer (Book - 2012)
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"It's 1912. Sixteen-year-old Miriam Josefsohn is groomed for the life of a socialite, but dreams of working in the family print shop. When her father refuses to train her as his replacement, Miriam decides to take control of her life, and devotes herself to women's suffrage at the height of the Oregon campaign. In the process, she meets the mysterious Serakh, who inquires about a special shawl with a single blue thread. Miriam discovers that this forgotten family heirloom, her great-grandmother's prayer shawl, is capable of transporting her thousands of years into the past, where she is introduced to the Daughters of Zelophehad and their ancient struggle for women's rights. With Serakh as her guide, Miriam embarks on a journey to alter the past--but will she have the courage to fight for her own future?"--P. [4] of cover.
Authors: Feldman, Ruth Tenzer
Title: Blue thread
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Ooligan Press, c2012
Characteristics: 302 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ruth Tenzer Feldman
Summary: "It's 1912. Sixteen-year-old Miriam Josefsohn is groomed for the life of a socialite, but dreams of working in the family print shop. When her father refuses to train her as his replacement, Miriam decides to take control of her life, and devotes herself to women's suffrage at the height of the Oregon campaign. In the process, she meets the mysterious Serakh, who inquires about a special shawl with a single blue thread. Miriam discovers that this forgotten family heirloom, her great-grandmother's prayer shawl, is capable of transporting her thousands of years into the past, where she is introduced to the Daughters of Zelophehad and their ancient struggle for women's rights. With Serakh as her guide, Miriam embarks on a journey to alter the past--but will she have the courage to fight for her own future?"--P. [4] of cover.
ISBN: 1932010416
9781932010411
Branch Call Number: y FELDMAN 2012
Subject Headings: Time travel Juvenile fiction Oregon Juvenile fiction Women's rights Juvenile fiction Women Suffrage Oregon Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Topical Term: Time travel
Women's rights
Women
LCCN: 2011024382
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The women’s suffrage movement is in full swing in 1912 Portland, Oregon. Miriam desperately wants to work at her father’s printing shop, but when he refuses she decides to dedicate herself to the suffrage movement. An heirloom prayer shawl thrusts her into a time-traveling adventure where she is ... Read More »


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