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Peace, Locomotion

Peace, Locomotion( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Woodson, Jacqueline
ISBN:978-0-399-24655-5
Publication Date:Jan 2009
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint:G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.99
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Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Twelve-year-old Lonnie is finally feeling at home with his foster family. But because he's living apart from his little sister, Lili, he decides it's his job to be the "rememberer"-- and write down everything that happens while they're growing up. Lonnie's musings are bittersweet; he's happy that he and Lili have new families, but though his new family brings him joy,...
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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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