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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

Find it at WCPL


One Response

  1. good book for 12 and up. the beginning 30 pages are about how painful it is to give birth

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