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Locomotion - Reprint by Jacqueline Woodson (Paperback)

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Finalist for the National Book AwardJacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s LiteratureWhen 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 growing on him. She's already raised two sons and she seems to know what makes them tick. And his teacher, Ms. Marcus, is showing him ways to put his jumbled feelings on paper.Told entirely through Lonnie's poetry, we see his heartbreak over his lost family, his thoughtful perspective on the world around him, and most of all his love for Lili and his determination to one day put at least half of their family back together. Jacqueline Woodson's poignant story of love, loss, and hope is lyrically written and enormously accessible.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 100
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Jacqueline Woodson
Language: English
Street Date: January 7, 2010
TCIN: 53755271
UPC: 9780142415528
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-1636
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