The Red Rose Box

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Author(s): Brenda Woods
Original Publish Date: Dec 29, 2003
Product Number: EB00399131
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101078129
Publisher: Puffin Books
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Description

On her tenth birthday, Leah receives a surprise gift from glamorous Aunt Olivia, Mama's only sister, who lives in Los Angeles. It is a red rose box. Not many people in 1958 Louisiana have seen such a beautiful traveling case, covered with red roses, filled with jewelry, silk bedclothes, expensive soaps...and train tickets to California. Soon after, Leah and her sister, Ruth, find themselves in Hollywood, far away from cotton fields and Jim Crow laws. To Leah, California feels like freedom. But when disaster strikes back home, Leah and Ruth have to stay with Aunt Olivia permanently. Will freedom ever feel like home?

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Author(s): Brenda Woods
Narrator(s): Asmeret Ghebremichael
Product Number Z100140206
Released: Mar 26, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9780525628927

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