Peace, Locomotion

Peace, Locomotion

Format
Hardcover
Price
$15.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780399246555
  • 144 Pages
  • G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
  • 9-12 years

Overview

Twelve-year-old Lonnie is finally feeling at home with his foster family. But because he’s living apart from his little sister, Lili, he decides it’s his job to be the “rememberer”—and write down everything that happens while they’re growing up. Lonnie’s musings are bittersweet; he’s happy that he and Lili have new families, but though his new family brings him joy, it also brings new worries. With a foster brother in the army, concepts like Peace have new meaning for Lonnie.

Told through letters from Lonnie to Lili, this thought-provoking companion to Jacqueline Woodson’s National Book Award finalist Locomotion tackles important issues in captivating, lyrical language. Lonnie’s reflections on family, loss, love and peace will strike a note with readers of all ages.

Peace, Locomotion

Peace, Locomotion

Jacqueline Woodson

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