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Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 10



Appeared in

Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Story Summary

When Treetop befriended the new black girl that had moved from New York City to Peterborough, a small New Hampshire town, all of her friends disappeared claiming that black people stole, or might have a gun, or knife. But they had one beautiful year of friendship before Celeste and her mom, isolated in the whiteness of Peterborough, decided to return to New York City.