The Sunday Outing

The Sunday Outing


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Format
Hardcover
Price
$17.99
 
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780803711983
  • 32 Pages
  • Dial Books
  • 4-8 years

Overview

Ernestine, the young heroine of Back Home, and her great-aunt Odessa often ride the trolley to the railroad station to watch the trains from North Carolina come in. When Ernestine finally travels on a train to the place of her birth, everyone in her family sacrifices something to make her trip possible. Gloria Jean and Jerry Pinkney together depict family warmth as bright as sunshine.
The Sunday Outing

The Sunday Outing

Gloria Jean Pinkney, Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney

Awards

New York Times Best Illustrated Book – winner
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