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Keeping Safe the Stars

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Gripping story of three sibs fending for themselves in 1974.

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Author Sheila O'Connor's usual compelling writing, interesting characters, and deft touch with relationships are much in evidence here. Three resourceful kids deal with their own differences and the challenges of the adult world in their efforts to keep their family together. Along the way, the Watergate scandal and Nixon's resignation -- as well as various adult views of the situation -- come to light as part of the backdrop against which the kids' adventures unfold.

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