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Sweet, Hereafterby Angela Johnson
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After andlt;Iandgt;Heaven andlt;/Iandgt;and andlt;Iandgt;The First Part Lastandlt;/Iandgt;, three-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Angela Johnson concludes her acclaimed trilogy with a poignant tale of finding where you belong and who you belong with. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Shoogy left home with all her jeans still in the washer because she couldnand#8217;t think of a reason to stay. Sheand#8217;s not sure where she belongs, until she meets Curtis. Curtis knows for certain where he does not want to be and thatand#8217;s to be back in the army. He is happy to be in Ohio, where it is quiet and he can spend time with Shoogy. But when Curtis gets orders to return to Iraq, will belonging with each other be enough to keep Shoogy and Curtis together? Angela Johnson takes us back to Heaven, Ohio in this bittersweet tale of first love found and lost.
In this follow-up to the novels "Heaven" and "The First Part Last," Coretta Scott King Award winner Johnson takes readers back to Heaven, Ohio, in a bittersweet tale of first love found and lost.
Coretta Scott King Award winner Angela Johnson concludes her Heaven trilogy with a poignant tale of discovering whereand with whomyou belong.
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.
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