By Harriet K. Feder
Whilst 10th grader Vivi Hartman arrives along with her rabbi father at a Seneca reservation to rearrange the funeral of a Jewish lady who died violently, she unearths herself investigating rumors of homicide.
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She held out her hands like my presence wasn’t her fault. “Aaron Kaplan,” the boy said, peering at me through big horn-rimmed glasses. He pointed to the girl next to him, blue-eyed with short, blonde hair. ” “Josh Levy,” said a broad-shouldered boy. “You’re lucky,” the kid named Aaron said. ” I smiled. ” Aaron shrugged. ” He turned back to his book. Paula scowled at him. “For goodness sake, Aaron, you a retard or something? I told you, her father’s a rabbi. ” She sat and pulled me down beside her on the bench.
Guess we should have some of that food Shirley left us,” I said. We went through the motions, but neither of us ate much. Soon after dinner, Dad an nounced that he had work to do. ” 39 He turned at the door to the study. “It looks like Ha Shem (God) has decided we should be here a while,” he said. “I figure he thinks I have work to do. But investigating this poor girl’s violent death is police work, not mine. ” 40 m o n d a y chapter 6 Pike’s Landing Central could have doubled for my learning plant back home.
Old Post Road was less than 51 a quarter of a mile beyond. “Guess she lives on the lieu land,” I said. Dad wrinkled his forehead. ” Number Seven was a square yellow shack. The wind had picked up, rustling frosty tinted stalks in the desolate looking backyard veg etable garden. Compared to its closest neighbor—an ancient trailer on blocks—Number Seven was a palace. A snarling German shep herd, straining against a chain anchored into the hard ground, stood guard over Shirley’s old station wagon.
Death on Sacred Ground (Young Adult Fiction) by Harriet K. Feder