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Like Sisters on the Homefront

Like Sisters on the Homefront( )
Author: Williams-Garcia, Rita
ISBN:978-0-06-282392-2
Publication Date:Dec 2019
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperTeen
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.99
Book Description:

Rita Williams-Garcia's masterful and bold Coretta Scott King Honor Book is just as fresh, funny, and powerfully relevant today as when it was first published. It is now being reissued with a beautiful, contemporary new cover!

When fourteen-year-old Gayle gets in trouble with a boy-again-her mother doesn't give her a choice: Gayle is getting sent away from New York to her family down South, along with her baby, José.

In a small town in Georgia, there is nowhere to go...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / African American
Juvenile Fiction / Family / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.505 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Williams-Garcia, Rita (Author)
Rita Williams-Garcia graduated from Hofstra University. She has written several books including Blue Tights, Every Time a Rainbow Dies, Fast Talk on a Slow Track, One Crazy Summer, and No Laughter Here. Like Sisters on the Homefront was named a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. She won the PEN/Norma Klein Award. She currently teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children and Young Adults Program. She won the Coretta Scott King awards in 2016 with her title Gone Crazy in Alabama in the author category.

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