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Leaving Gee’s Bend, by Irene Latham

Summary: Ludelphia Bennett, a determined, ten-year-old African American girl in 1932 Gee’s Bend, Alabama, leaves home in an effort to find medical help for her sick mother, and she recounts her ensuing adventures in a quilt she is making. 230 pgs. Putnam

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