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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Grade 4-6; Age 9-11Twelve-year-old Lonnie is finally starting to feel at home with his foster family. But he still lives apart from his little sister, Lili, so he decides it's his job to be the ?rememberer? ? and write down everything that happens while they?re growing up. Lonnie's reflections in his letters to Lili are bittersweet. He's happy that they both have good foster families, but while his new family brings him joy, it also brings new worries: With a foster brother in the army, concepts like Peace have new meaning for Lonnie. Told solely through letters from Lonnie to Lili, this thought-provoking companion to Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award Finalist Locomotion tackles important issues in captivating, lyrical language. Lonnie's reflections on family, loss, love and peace will strike a note with readers of all ages.

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ISBN:
9781423397984
Author:
Woodson, Jacqueline
Publisher:
Brilliance Corporation
Read by:
Graham, Dion
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Graham, Dion
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Social Issues - Violence
Subject:
Children s-General
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
Compact Disc
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.02x5.12x1.41 in. .18 lbs.
Media Run Time:
127
Age Level:
09-UP

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"Synopsis" by , Grade 4-6; Age 9-11Twelve-year-old Lonnie is finally starting to feel at home with his foster family. But he still lives apart from his little sister, Lili, so he decides it's his job to be the ?rememberer? ? and write down everything that happens while they?re growing up. Lonnie's reflections in his letters to Lili are bittersweet. He's happy that they both have good foster families, but while his new family brings him joy, it also brings new worries: With a foster brother in the army, concepts like Peace have new meaning for Lonnie. Told solely through letters from Lonnie to Lili, this thought-provoking companion to Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award Finalist Locomotion tackles important issues in captivating, lyrical language. Lonnie's reflections on family, loss, love and peace will strike a note with readers of all ages.
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