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True believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff

True believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff

2002 Honor: True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff

2002 Honor: True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff

Best bookmark ever…

Best bookmark ever…

Wicked witch bookmark. If you put it with any book on library display, I am sure readers will turn to the page! Curiosity killed! It is ideal for Children gift too! Wizard of OZ. Red slippers for her, for all, hostess. Ohtteam, theteam via Etsy

Make Lemonade (Make Lemonade Trilogy #1) by Virginia Euwer Wolff    YARP Nominee 1995-1996

Make Lemonade (Make Lemonade Trilogy #1) by Virginia Euwer Wolff YARP Nominee 1995-1996

True Believer, Virginia Euwer Wolff

True Believer, Virginia Euwer Wolff

Hard hit by Ann Warren Turner

Hard hit by Ann Warren Turner

Cesar Garcia is careening. His father, Papi Cesar, has left the migrant circuit in California for his other wife and children in Denver. Sweet Mama Lucy tries to provide for her son with dichos and tales of her own misspent youth. But at Rambling West High School in Fowlerville, the sides are drawn: Hmongs vs. Chicanos vs. everybody vs. Cesar, the new kid on the block.

Cesar Garcia is careening. His father, Papi Cesar, has left the migrant circuit in California for his other wife and children in Denver. Sweet Mama Lucy tries to provide for her son with dichos and tales of her own misspent youth. But at Rambling West High School in Fowlerville, the sides are drawn: Hmongs vs. Chicanos vs. everybody vs. Cesar, the new kid on the block.

Eugene is remembering the summer of 1938 in Frenchtown, a time when he began to wonder “what I was doing here on the planet Earth.” Here in vibrant, exquisite detail are his lovely mother, his aunts and uncles, cousins and friends, and especially his beloved, enigmatic father. Here, too, is the world of a mill town: the boys swimming in a brook that is red or purple or green, depending on the dyes dumped that day by the comb shop; the visit of the ice man; and the boys’ trips to the cemetery…

Eugene is remembering the summer of 1938 in Frenchtown, a time when he began to wonder “what I was doing here on the planet Earth.” Here in vibrant, exquisite detail are his lovely mother, his aunts and uncles, cousins and friends, and especially his beloved, enigmatic father. Here, too, is the world of a mill town: the boys swimming in a brook that is red or purple or green, depending on the dyes dumped that day by the comb shop; the visit of the ice man; and the boys’ trips to the cemetery…

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