Visiting Miss Pierce

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1986.
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"In this strong first novel, a teenager whose school project forces him to visit a senile woman in a convalescent home becomes wrapped up in her stories...Derby is adept at incorporating telling details of parochial school and home life, often with touches of humor. A novel that deals with hero worship and that has much to say to adolescent readers."-School Library Journal
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subject_facet Adoption -- Juvenile fiction, Fiction, Nursing homes -- Juvenile fiction, Old age -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Visiting Miss Pierce
title_full Visiting Miss Pierce / Pat Derby
title_short Visiting Miss Pierce
topic_facet Adoption, Nursing homes, Old age