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Author Woodson, Jacqueline.

Title Peace, Locomotion [OverDrive electronic resource] / Jacqueline Woodson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2009]
©2009
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Description 134 pages ; 22 cm
Audience 860L Lexile
Note 860L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 4.7 3 127432
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.7 3 127432
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Study Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 4.7 3.
Note Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 4.7 3.
Summary Through letters to his little sister, who is living in a different foster home, sixth-grader Lonnie, also known as "Locomotion," keeps a record of their lives while they are apart, describing his own foster family, including his foster brother who returns home after losing a leg in the Iraq War.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin USA, Inc., 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 385 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 148 KB).
Subject Foster home care -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
Peace -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Letters -- Juvenile fiction.
Foster home care -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
Peace -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Letters -- Fiction.
African American boys -- Fiction.
Twelve-year-old boys -- Fiction.
Children's stories, African American.
Realistic fiction.
Children's stories.
Genre Domestic fiction.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Original 039924655X (DLC) 2008018583 (OCoLC)230208610
ISBN 9781440699122 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
1440699127 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
9781440699160 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
144069916X (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
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SRP 2011 X
October 14 2011
SRP 2011 REVIEW: I especially like this book because it's nice to see the main character, Lonnie, getting over all those disadvantages and sadness, even if his sister and he lost their parents, or his sister and he is torn apart because they both got to get different foster mamas. The author is trying to tell peace is the thing that makes everything work well.
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