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7 edition of Like Sisters on the Homefront found in the catalog.

Like Sisters on the Homefront

by Rita Williams-Garcia

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Published by Puffin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7354378M
ISBN 100140385614
ISBN 109780140385618
OCLC/WorldCa38497339

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Gayle is only fourteen and pregnant with her second baby when this book starts. She is forced to make some tough decisions. As a result of her second pregnancy, Gayle is sent down South to live with her mother's family. It is there that she learns what family really means/5. Rita Williams-Garcia’s masterful and bold Coretta Scott King Honor Book is just as fresh, funny, and powerfully relevant today as when it was first published. It is now being reissued with a beautiful, contemporary new cover! When fourteen-year-old Gayle gets in trouble with a boy—again—her mother doesn’t give her a choice: Gayle is getting sent away from New York to her family down.


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Like Sisters on the Homefront Mass Market Paperback – February 1, by Rita Williams-Garcia (Author)/5(33). Like Sisters on the Homefront Like Sisters on the Homefront is a realistic fiction book by Rita Williams-Garcia.

The theme of the book is to have self esteem and not to envy others with more than you. Like Sisters on the Homefront is mainly about a young girl named Gayle, who has a baby and she has recently had an abortion/5.

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All the action startes in the Bronx, New York where the main character, Gayle has a baby with her boyfriend Jose/5(23). Williams Garcia, Rita. Like Sisters on the Homefront. Dutton: Lodestar Books, Like Sisters on the Homefront is a book that could actually be used for learning from our mistakes.

This book could actually teach some morals to a lot of people, especially teenage girls. It is about a girl, Gayle who makes Like Sisters on the Homefront book lot of mistakes in her by: Like Sisters on the Homefront was named a Coretta Scott King Honor Book.

She won the PEN/Norma Klein Award. She currently teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children and /5(4). Combining a streetwise and authentic teenage voice, Rita Williams-Garcia’s children’s novel Like Sisters on the Homefront () explores the role of family roots, religion, and simple love in elevating a young woman beyond the limitations of her circumstances.

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Published inLike Sisters on the Homefront took her five years to write, during which time she had a second child and went back to school for an MA in Creative Writing.

Her fourth novel, Every Time Rainbow Dies, is currently a work in progress. Get this from a library. Like sisters on the homefront.

[Rita Williams-Garcia] -- Troubled fourteen-year-old Gayle is sent down South to live with her uncle and aunt, where her life begins to change as she experiences the healing power of the family. At 14, Gayle is pregnant. Like Sisters on the Homefront. By Rita Williams-Garcia. Grades.

on a one-way ticket to family in Georgia. For Gayle, it's like being "sold to slavery." She's never met her mother's family, and they don't particularly want her in their big mansion.

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By the Coretta Scott King Honor author of Like Sisters on the Homefront. Like Sisters on the Homefront by Rita Williams-Garcia SUMMARY: At 14, Gayle is pregnant. Again. The first time she kept the baby.

This time her mother drags Gayle to have an abortion and then sends her away from the projects in Jamaica, New York, on a one-way ticket to family in Georgia. For Gayle, it's like being "sold to slavery.". Like Sisters on the Homefront (Book): Williams-Garcia, Rita: Troubled fourteen-year-old Gayle is sent down South to live with her uncle and aunt, where her life begins to change as she experiences the healing power of the family.

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From National Book Award finalist Rita Williams-Garcia. When Gayle gets into trouble with her boyfriend, her mother sends the street-smart year-old and her baby, Jose down to Georgia, to live with Uncle Luther and his family.

Get this from a library. Like sisters on the homefront. [Rita Williams-Garcia] -- Troubled yr. old Gail is sent down South to live with her uncle & aunt, where her life begins to change as she experiences the healing power of family.

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