Like Sisters on the Homefront

Like Sisters on the Homefront

by Rita Williams-Garcia

CD-Audio Age range: 12 to 17 years old Publication Date: 30/12/2019

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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.

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, Jos .

In a small town in Georgia, there is nowhere to go but church, nothing to do but chores, and no friends except her goody-goody, big-boned, kneesock-wearing cousin, Cookie. Gayle is stuck cleaning up after Great, the old family matriarch who stays upstairs in her bed.

But the more she spends time with Cookie and Great, Gayle learns about her family's history and secrets, stretching all the way back through the preachers and ancestors of the past. And slowly, the stories of her roots begin to change how Gayle sees her future.

Rediscover this novel by a master storyteller and Newbery Honor-winning author, about one girl's discovery of her own African American family history--and her own place within it.

ISBN:
9781094099378
9781094099378
Category:
Uncategorized
Age range:
12 to 17 years old
Format:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
30-12-2019
Language:
English
Publisher:
HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Country of origin:
Canada
Dimensions (mm):
144.78x132.08mm
Rita Williams-Garcia

Rita Williams-Garcia's Newbery Honor-winning novel, One Crazy Summer, was a winner of the Coretta Scott King Author Award, a National Book Award finalist, the recipient of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, and a New York Times bestseller. The sequel, P.S. Be Eleven was also a Coretta Scott King Author Award winner and an ALA Notable Children’s Book for Middle Readers.

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