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Leaving Gee's Bend

Author: Irene Latham
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ludelphia Bennett, a determined, ten-year-old African American girl in 1932 Gee's Bend, Alabama, leaves home in an effort to find medical help for her sick mother, and she recounts her ensuing adventures in a quilt she is making. Includes an author's note about Gee's Bend.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Latham
ISBN: 9780399251795 0399251790
OCLC Number: 316772104
Description: 230 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Irene Latham.

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Ludelphia Bennett, a determined, ten-year-old African American girl in 1932 Gee's Bend, Alabama, leaves home in an effort to find medical help for her sick mother, and she recounts her ensuing adventures in a quilt she is making. Includes an author's note about Gee's Bend.

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Nice addition to the library

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-05-28) Good Permalink

This is a heartwarming story of a young girl living in a share croppers community in the early 1900's.  When her mom gets sick she has to go to the big city to get help.  Excellent middle level reading.  Historical fiction.

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