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The loud silence of Francine Green

by Karen Cushman

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conformity -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Catholic schools -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Schools -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Best friends -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Family -- California -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953

  • About the Edition

    In 1949, thirteen-year-old Francine goes to Catholic school in Los Angeles where she becomes best friends with a girl who questions authority and is frequently punished by the nuns, causing Francine to question her own values.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Karen Cushman.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225 p. ;
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23275350M
    ISBN 100618504559
    LC Control Number2005029774
    OCLC/WorldCa62188860

    Francine Green doesn’t speak up much, and who can blame her? Her parents aren’t interested in her opinions, the nuns at school punish girls who ask too many questions, and the House Committee on Un-American Activities is blacklisting people who express unpopular ideas. There’s safety in silence. Francine would rather lose herself in a book, or in daydreams about her favorite Hollywood 4/5(5). Editions for The Loud Silence of Francine Green: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition publ.

    Karen Cushman is the author of the Newbery Medal book The Midwife's Apprentice, the Newbery Honor book Catherine, Called Birdy, and Matilda Bone, all set in medieval England and available on audio from Listening Library. Francine Green is the thir More about Karen Cushman. Oct 12,  · THE LOUD SILENCE OF FRANCINE GREEN by Karen Cushman (Clarion) Newbery winning-author of THE MIDWIFE'S APPRENTICE and CATHERINE CALLED BIRDY is back in her forté of historical fiction, this time during the McCarthy Era of the 's when intellectuals and artists were widely targeted as Communist threats during a modern-day witch hunt.

    Jan 04,  · The Loud Silence of Francine Green "Price: $ (tent.)" Slightly worn paperback C+ A dozen years after her debut with Catherine, Called Birdy, with a few other historical novels in between, Cushman writes of more modern history, from her own lifetime, setting this in the school year of Like Birdy, Francine turns from 13 to 14, but. Dec 26,  · Background: The Loud Silence of Francine Green: From reading the book, you know that Francine’s friend Sophie’s father was a screenwriter in Hollywood, which is a factor upon which the plot turns. You may find it interesting to learn more about Ring Lardner, Jr., a writer who won Academy Awards for M*A*S*H and Woman of the Year.


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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Cushman, Karen. The loud silence of Francine Green / by Karen Cushman. It'sand year-old Francine Green lives in "the land of ‘Sit down, Francine' and ‘Be quiet, Francine' " at All Saints School for Girls in Los Angeles.

When she meets Sophie Bowman and her father, she's encouraged to think about issues in the news: the atomic bomb, peace, communism and blacklisting. This is not a story about the McCarthy era so much as one about how one girl&# Francine Green doesn’t speak up much, and who can blame her.

Her parents aren’t interested in her opinions, the nuns at school punish girls who ask too many questions, and the House Committee on Un-American Activities is blacklisting people who express unpopular ideas.

There’s safety in silence. Francine would rather lose herself in a book, or in daydreams about her favorite Hollywood. Aug 01,  · In her latest work, The Loud Silence of Francine Green, Cushman tackles a new time period the midth century.

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