Out of the easy
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Published:
New York : Philomel Books, [2013].
ISBN:
9781101607800 :, 1101607807 :
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 11
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 590L
Rating:
HL 590
Status:
Axis 360
Description
&;A haunting peek at the life of a teenage girl in 1950s New Orleans.&;--Entertainment WeeklyIt&;s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother, her conscience, and Willie Woodley, the brusque madam on Conti Street. Josie is caught between the dream of an elite college and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans lures her in her quest for truth, dangling temptation at every turn, and escalating to the ultimate test.

With characters as captivating as those in her internationally bestselling novel Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys skillfully creates a rich story of secrets, lies, and the haunting reminder that decisions can shape our destiny.

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eBook
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4, 11 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-LowL
Lexile measure:
590

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Description
It's 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother, her conscience, and Willie Woodley, the brusque madam on Conti Street. Josie is caught between the dream of an elite college and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans lures her in her quest for truth, dangling temptation at every turn, and escalating to the ultimate test.
Description
Josie, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation.
Target Audience
HL 590,Lexile.
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Accelerated Reader AR,UG,4.0,11,156976
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sepetys, R. (2013). Out of the easy. New York: Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sepetys, Ruta. 2013. Out of the Easy. New York: Philomel Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sepetys, Ruta, Out of the Easy. New York: Philomel Books, 2013.

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Sepetys, Ruta. Out of the Easy. New York: Philomel Books, 2013. Web.

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