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Locomotion

Locomotion( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Woodson, Jacqueline
ISBN:978-0-14-241552-8
Publication Date:Jan 2010
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint:Puffin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.99
Book Description:

Finalist for the National Book Award Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature When Lonnie was seven years old, his parents died in a fire. Now he's eleven, and he still misses them terribly. And he misses his little sister, Lili, who was put into a different foster home because "not a lot of people want boys-not foster boys that ain't babies." But Lonnie hasn't given up. His foster mother, Miss Edna, is...
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Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.35 Inches
Book Weight:0.3 Pounds
Author Biography
Woodson, Jacqueline (Author)
Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 12, 1963. She received a B.A. in English from Adelphi University in 1985. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a drama therapist for runaways and homeless children in New York City. Her books include The House You Pass on the Way, I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This, Lena, and The Day You Begin. She won the Coretta Scott King Award in 2001 for Miracle's Boys. After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers, and Show Way won Newbery Honors. Brown Girl Dreaming won the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award in 2015. Her other awards include the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. She was also selected as the Young People's Poet Laureate in 2015 by the Poetry Foundation.

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