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My Louisiana Sky (Reprint) (Paperback) (Kimberly Willis Holt)

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Tiger Ann Parker wants nothing more than to get out of the rural town of Saitter, Louisiana--far away from her mentally disabled mother, her "slow" father who can't read an electric bill, and her classmates who taunt her. So when Aunt Dorie Kay asks Tiger to sp the summer with her in Baton Rouge, Tiger can't wait to go. But before she leaves, the sudden revelation of a dark family secret prompts Tiger to make a decision that will ultimately change her life.

Set in the South in the late 1950s, this coming-of-age novel explores a twelve-year-old girl's struggle to accept her grandmother's death, her mentally deficient parents, and the changing world around her. It is a novel filled with beautiful language and unforgettable characters, and the importance of family and home.

My Louisiana Sky is a 1998 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Fiction.

Growing up in Saitter, Louisiana, in the 1950s, twelve-year-old Tiger Ann struggles with her feelings about her stern, but loving grandmother, her mentally slow parents, and her good friend and neighbor, Jesse.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Friendship
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Kimberly Willis Holt
Language: English
Street Date: February 15, 2011
TCIN: 13210282
UPC: 9780312660956
Item Number (DPCI): 248-58-3338
$7.99

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