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Three generations of African-American women, each holding on to a separate truth. Their story — encompassing racism and murder as well as the family commonplaces that make a life — is one that readers will never forget. This powerful first novel spans three generations of African-American women and their struggle to find a common ground upon which to share their love, friendship, and hardships.

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Angela Johnson's Coretta Scott King Award winning novel that traces three generations of African American women as they learn one another's truths.

Three generations of African American women, each holding on to a separate truth. Their story — encompassing racism and murder as well as the family commonplaces that make a life — is one that readers will never forget.

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Spanning three generations of African-American women, each holding on to a separate truth, this Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel details the struggle these women face in finding a common ground upon which to share their love, friendship, and hardships.

About the Author

Angela Johnson was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, but raised in Windham, Ohio; the only girl in a family of five. She now lives in Northeastern Ohio in a hundred year old house full of plants. When not writing she travels. On one of her trips to the California desert the inspiration for her first novel, Toning the Sweep came about.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780590481427
Author:
Johnson, Angela
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Subject:
Cancer
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Deserts
Subject:
Grandmothers
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Edition Description:
Mass Market Paperbound
Series:
Point
Series Volume:
no. 172
Publication Date:
19940831
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in
Age Level:
from 12

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Product details 112 pages Scholastic Paperbacks - English 9780590481427 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Angela Johnson's Coretta Scott King Award winning novel that traces three generations of African American women as they learn one another's truths.

Three generations of African American women, each holding on to a separate truth. Their story — encompassing racism and murder as well as the family commonplaces that make a life — is one that readers will never forget.

"Synopsis" by , Spanning three generations of African-American women, each holding on to a separate truth, this Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel details the struggle these women face in finding a common ground upon which to share their love, friendship, and hardships.
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