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by Woodson, Jacqueline.

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Call number: Y 811.54 Wo

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Pittsfield Youth

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Youth level.

In a series of poems, eleven-year-old Lonnie writes about his life, after the death of his parents, separated from his younger sister, living in a foster home, and finding his poetic voice at school.

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Foster Care Poetry

A story in poetry (free verse and some epistolary verses), from the point of view of an 11 y.o. African-American boy in some unnamed inner city. It's pretty good, though sad in parts.

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