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By Sarah Miller

With homicide, courtroom battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the tale of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and ideal for the typical Core.
 
Lizzie Borden took an awl, gave her mom 40 whacks. whilst she observed what she had performed, she gave her father forty-one.
 
In a compelling, linear narrative, Miller takes readers alongside as she investigates a brutal crime: the August four, 1892, murders of rich and well-liked Andrew and Abby Borden. The accused? Mild-mannered and hugely revered Lizzie Borden, daughter of Andrew and stepdaughter of Abby. such a lot of what's recognized approximately Lizzie’s arrest and next trial (and acquittal) comes from sensationalized newspaper stories; as Miller types truth from fiction, and as a criminal conflict will get lower than method, a gripping portrait of a girl and a city emerges.
 
With inserts that includes interval pictures and newspaper clippings—and, definite, pictures from the homicide scene—readers will consume this nonfiction booklet that reads like fiction.

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