Songs of Faith

Songs of Faith

by Angela Johnson

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An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists"

"It is 1975 in Harvey, Ohio, a town that Doreen's mother says is becoming full of newly divorced women and their kids. Mama Dot claims that kids don't get divorced, but Doreen knows better. With a tart tongue and heart-wrenching lyricism, Doreen narrates this story, watching as her adored younger brother expresses, in a variety of ways, how distraught he is by their father's move to Chicago....Another tender and eloquent book from a gifted writer."—Booklist (starred review)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780440229445
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 12/01/1901
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Angela Johnson is an American poet and children's book writer. Her children's picture books, including ,When I Am Old with You and A Sweet Smell of Roses, are poetic stories about African-American families and friendship. She has also written for teens, including the Michael L. Printz and Corretta Scott King Award-winning novel The First Part Last. She also won Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award for Tell Me a Story, Mama.

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