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Written by Gary PaulsenAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Gary Paulsen

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· Paperback · January 1, 1995 · $6.99 · 978-0-440-21936-1 (0-440-21936-1)
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"Nightjohn should be required reading (and discussing) for all middle grade and high school students."
--School Library Journal, Starred

"Among the most powerful of Paulsen's works, this impeccable researched novel sheds light on cruel truths in American history as it traces the experiences of a 12-year-old slave girl in the 1850s."
--Publishers Weekly, Starred

"Paulsen is at his best here."
--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, Starred

An ALA Notable Book and Best Book for Young Adults