Publisher: Book Wholesalers (September 2002)
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Francie lives together with her mom and more youthful brother, Prez, in rural Alabama, the place all 3 paintings and wait. Francie's father is making an attempt to get settled in Chicago so he can movement his relatives up North. regrettably, he is made supplies he hasn't saved, and Francie painfully learns that her goals of beginning junior highschool in an built-in city lecture room will pass unfulfilled. Amid the daily grind of operating ordinary jobs for filthy rich white fogeys at the different aspect of city, Francie turns into curious about aiding a framed younger black guy to flee arrest―a courageous gesture, yet person who places the complete black group at risk. during this bright portrait of a woman within the pre-civil rights period South, Karen English completes Francie's global utilizing energetic vernacular and a big selection of flesh-and-blood characters.Francie is a Coretta Scott King Honor booklet.