9.84 Jacqueline Woodson Peace, Locomotion

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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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Paperback. Pub Date: 2010 07 Pages: 160 Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated Grade 4-6; the Age 9-11 Twelve-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 ings him joy. it also ings new worries: With a foster other 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 st...

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Following the character introduced in Locomotion, Woodson switches from poetry to letters to show how 12-year-old Lonnie Collins Motion, aka Locomotion, maintains a bond with his younger sister, Lili. . . . Woodson creates a full-bodied character in kind, sensitive Lonnie. Readers will understand his quest for peace, and appreciate the hard work he does to find it. "Publishers Weekly"

?Following the character introduced in Locomotion, Woodson switches from poetry to letters to show how 12-year-old Lonnie Collins Motion, aka Locomotion, maintains a bond with his younger sister, Lili. . . . Woodson creates a full-bodied character in kind, sensitive Lonnie. Readers will understand his quest for peace, and appreciate the hard work he does to find it.? ?"Publishers Weekly"

"Following the character introduced in Locomotion, Woodson switches from poetry to letters to show how 12-year-old Lonnie Collins Motion, aka Locomotion, maintains a bond with his younger sister, Lili. . . . Woodson creates a full-bodied character in kind, sensitive Lonnie. Readers will understand his quest for peace, and appreciate the hard work he does to find it." - "Publishers Weekly"

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