Time Pieces : All the times of eleven-year-old Valena's life are coming together this summer - backtime, forwardtime, nowtime. As if in a dream, the story - her own story - is passed on to her about her great-grandfather's travels on the Underground Railroad to freedom. Who is she, after all? Backtime somehow merges with nowtime as Valena suddenly sees how the chilling insensitivity of her own rural town echo similar cruelties of long ago. Finally, it is the strength she finds in her family's powerful history as well as the abiding love in her own home that enables her to begin creating her own future in a spirit of confidence and triumph.
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