FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Despite their strong love for one another, Ellie and Jeremiah quickly realize that they are going to experience great difficulties in life because of their different religious and racial backgrounds.
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Born on February 12th in Columbus, Ohio, Jacqueline Woodson grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and Brooklyn, New York and graduated from college with a B.A. in English. She now writes full-time and has recently received the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults. Her other awards include a Newbery Honor, two Coretta Scott King awards, two National Book Award finalists, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Although she spends most of her time writing, Woodson also enjoys reading the works of emerging writers and encouraging young people to write, spending time with her friends and her family, and sewing. Jacqueline Woodson currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
I couldn’t stop looking at him, at his smile and his hair. I had never seen locks up close. His were thick and black and spiraling down over his shoulders. I wanted to touch them, to touch his face. I wanted to hear him say his name again. For a moment we stared at each other, neither of us saying anything. There was something familiar about him, something I had seen before. I blinked, embarrassed suddenly, and turned away from him.
Then Jeremiah rose and I rose.
“Well . . . good-bye. I guess . . . I guess I’ll see you around,” he said softly, looking at me a moment longer before turning away and heading down the hall, his locks bouncing gently against his shoulders.
“Jeremiah,” I whispered to myself as I walked away from him. I could feel his name, settling around me, as though I was walking in a mist of it, of him, of Jeremiah.
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Descripción Prebound. Estado de conservación: New. Prebound. Both Elisha (Ellie) and Jeremiah (Miah) attend Percy Academy, a private school where neither quite fits in. Ellie is wrestling with family demons, and Miah is one of the few African America.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 181 pages. 0.204. Nº de ref. de la librería 9781417748846
Descripción Bt Bound, 2006. Library Binding. Estado de conservación: Brand New. turtleback scho edition. 181 pages. 7.25x4.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk1417748842
Descripción Prebound. Estado de conservación: New. Prebound. Both Elisha (Ellie) and Jeremiah (Miah) attend Percy Academy, a private school where neither quite fits in. Ellie is wrestling with family demons, and Miah is one of the few Af.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 181 pages. 0.204. Nº de ref. de la librería 9781417748846