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Peace, Locomotion
by Jacqueline Woodson

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    List Price: $8.99
    Format: Paperback, 134 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Middle Grade
    ISBN13: 9780142415122
    Imprint: Puffin Books
    Publisher: Penguin Random House
    Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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    Book Description:
    The stunning companion to the National Book Award finalist—from a three-time Newbery Honor winning author

    Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

    Twelve-year-old Lonnie is finally feeling at home with his foster family. But because he’s living apart from his little sister, Lili, he decides it’s his job to be the "rememberer"—and write down everything that happens while they’re growing up. Lonnie’s musings are bittersweet; he’s happy that he and Lili have new families, but though his new family brings him joy, it also brings new worries. With a foster brother in the army, concepts like Peace have new meaning for Lonnie.Told through letters from Lonnie to Lili, this thought-provoking companion to Jacqueline Woodson’s National Book Award finalist Locomotion tackles important issues in captivating, lyrical language. Lonnie’s reflections on family, loss, love and peace will strike a note with readers of all ages.

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