Louisiana's Way Home

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Louisiana's Way Home
Written by Kate DiCamillo
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763694630
ISBN-13: 9780763694630
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Louisiana's Way Home

author: Kate DiCamillo

When Louisiana Elefante’s granny wakes her up in the middle of the night to tell her that the day of reckoning has arrived and they have to leave home immediately, Louisiana isn’t overly worried. After all, Granny has many middle-of-the-night ideas. But this time, things are different. This time, Granny intends for them never to return. Separated from her best friends, Raymie and Beverly, Louisiana struggles to oppose the winds of fate (and Granny) and find a way home. But as Louisiana’s life becomes entwined with the lives of the people of a small Georgia town — including a surly motel owner, a walrus-like minister, and a mysterious boy with a crow on his shoulder — she starts to worry that she is destined only for good-byes. (Which could be due to the curse on Louisiana's and Granny’s heads. But that is a story for another time.)

Called “one of DiCamillo’s most singular and arresting creations” by The New York Times Book Review, the heartbreakingly irresistible Louisiana Elefante was introduced to readers in Raymie Nightingale — and now, with humor and tenderness, Kate DiCamillo returns to tell her story.

From two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo comes a story of discovering who you are — and deciding who you want to be.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763694630 /  9780763694630
on sale date:
10/2018
type/format:
Middle-grade Novel / Hardback
age range:
10 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
240 / 5 1/2" x 7 3/4"
grade range:
Grade 5 and up
 
subjects:
Juvenile Fiction; Family; Social Issues;
author’s comments:
Kate DiCamillo is one of America’s most beloved storytellers. She is a former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and a two-time winner of the Newbery Medal, for The Tale of Despereaux and Flora & Ulysses. Born in Philadelphia, she grew up in Florida and now lives in Minneapolis, where she faithfully writes two pages a day, five days a week.
 
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