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Ninth Ward

Author: Rhodes, Jewell Parker

Publisher: Little Brown and Company

Format:Paperback

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Ninth Ward : Twelve-year-old Lanesha lives in a tight-knit community in New Orleans' Ninth Ward. She doesn't have a fancy house like her uptown family or lots of friends like the other kids on her street. But what she does have is Mama Ya-Ya, her fiercely loving caretaker, wise in the ways of the world and able to predict the future. So when Mama Ya-Ya's visions show a powerful hurricane--Katrina--fast approaching, it's up to Lanesha to call upon the hope and strength Mama Ya-Ya has given her to help them both survive the storm.<br /> <br /> <i>Ninth Ward</i> is a deeply emotional story about transformation and a celebration of resilience, friendship, and family--as only love can define it.


Category   Subject
Children Fiction   Nature & the Natural World
Children Fiction   Social Situations

Award:Coretta Scott King Award
ISBN 13:9780316043083
ISBN 10:0316043087
Format:Paperback
Language:English
Pages:217
Size:7.66" l x 5.23" w x 0.62" h
Ages: 8 - 12
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