Another book swap haul also on the way home from ballet I think? Since reading Hamnet I want to read all of Maggie‘s back catalogue.
This story takes place in 1968 and follows three sisters who travel to Oakland, California to meet their mother who abandoned them.
Awards won: Scott O‘Dell Award, Coretta Scott King Award
Purpose of Award: Goes to an author for meritorious book published in the previous year for children or young adults.
Author: Rita Williams-Garcia
Date of publication: 2011
Genre: Historical fiction