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Peace, Locomotion

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The stunning companion to the National Book Award finalist—from a three-time Newbery Honor winning author

Twelve-year-old Lonnie is finally feeling at home with his foster family. But because he's living apart from his little sister, Lili, he decides it's his job to be the "rememberer"—and write down everything that happens while they're growing up. Lonnie's musings are bittersweet; he's happy that he and Lili have new families, but though 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 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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Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
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Kindle Book

  • Release date: January 30, 2009

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781440699160
  • Release date: January 22, 2009

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781440699160
  • File size: 1744 KB
  • Release date: January 22, 2009

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:860
Text Difficulty:4-5

The stunning companion to the National Book Award finalist—from a three-time Newbery Honor winning author

Twelve-year-old Lonnie is finally feeling at home with his foster family. But because he's living apart from his little sister, Lili, he decides it's his job to be the "rememberer"—and write down everything that happens while they're growing up. Lonnie's musings are bittersweet; he's happy that he and Lili have new families, but though 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 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.


Expand title description text