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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;You never know what's gonna come down — in Heaven.andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; At fourteen, Marley knows she has Momma's hands and Pops's love for ice cream, that her brother doesn't get on her nerves too much, and that Uncle Jack is a big mystery. But Marley doesn't know all she thinks she does, because she doesn't know the truth. And when the truth comes down with the rain one stormy summer afternoon, it changes everything. It turns Momma and Pops into liars. It makes her brother a stranger and Uncle Jack an even bigger mystery. andlt;BRandgt; All of a sudden, Marley doesn't know who she is anymore and can only turn to the family she no longer trusts to find out. andlt;BRandgt; Truth often brings change. Sometimes that change is for the good. Sometimes it isn't. Coretta Scott King award-winning author Angela Johnson writes a poignant novel of deception and self-discovery — about finding the truth and knowing what to do when truth is at hand.

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A poignant novel of deception and self-discover from three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner Angela Johnson.

About the Author

Angela Johnson is the author of the Coretta Scott King Honor picture book When I Am Old with You; as well as A Sweet Smell of Roses, illustrated by Eric Velasquez; Just Like Josh Gibson, illustrated by Beth Peck; and I Dream of Trains, which was also illustrated by Loren Long. She has won three Coretta Scott King Awards, one each for her novels Heaven, Toning the Sweep, and The First Part Last. Her novel Sweet, Hereafter completes the Heaven trilogy. In recognition of her outstanding talent, Angela was named a 2003 MacArthur Fellow. She lives in Kent, Ohio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442403420
Author:
Johnson, Angela
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Subject:
Family - Parents
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr (foil andamp; emboss)
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 5.145 oz
Age Level:
from 12

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