Feathers

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Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
Original Publish Date: Jan 08, 2009
Product Number: EB00390663
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101019832
Publisher: Puffin Books
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View our feature on Jacqueline Woodson's Feathers. "Hope is the thing with feathers" starts the poem Frannie is reading in school. Frannie hasn't thought much about hope. There are so many other things to think about. Each day, her friend Samantha seems a bit more "holy." There is a new boy in class everyone is calling the Jesus Boy. And although the new boy looks like a white kid, he says he's not white. Who is he? During a winter full of surprises, good and bad, Frannie starts seeing a lot of things in a new light—her brother Sean's deafness, her mother's fear, the class bully's anger, her best friend's faith and her own desire for "the thing with feathers." Jacqueline Woodson once again takes readers on a journey into a young girl's heart and reveals the pain and the joy of learning to look beneath the surface.

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CD
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Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
Narrator(s): Sisi Aisha Johnson
Product Number BL523
Released: May 20, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781423365648