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A memorable read

Title: Moloka'i
Author: Alan Brennert

This is the story of a little girl living in Hawaii who is diagnosed with leprosy.  She is sent to live on Moloka'i, the leprosy colony, without any family accompanying her.  This tale is a very moving story about her life and how she adjusts to living on Moloka'i.  It explores frienships developed, love and perseverance.  It is a very memorable read.