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Starred Review for Moon at Nine from Ken Setterington for Quill & Quire

March 21st, 2014

“With her multiple award-winning works of fiction and non-fiction, Deborah Ellis has introduced readers to the harsh realities of life for youth around the world. Her latest novel, based on a true story, is another powerful, realistic tale that will capture the attention of teen readers. In Moon at Nine, Ellis expertly weaves the politics, […]

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CM Magazine highly recommends Moon at Nine

March 7th, 2014

“Basing her book on a true story, Ellis has written a heartbreaking tale of prejudice and injustice. Ellis contrasts the sanctioned horrible treatment of human beings with an illegal love story…The characters are complex and carefully drawn… While we recognize some progress in our country in terms of gay and lesbian rights, Moon at Nine […]

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