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Louisiana's Song

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 10 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
Livy Two is happy that Daddy is finally out of his coma, but the befuddled man who comes home is not the daddy the Weems family once knew. He forgets their names, he wanders off-he won't even touch his beloved banjo. Set in Appalachia in 1963, this heartwarming, and heart-wrenching, follow-up to Gentle's Holler is narrated by the irrepressible Livy Two, and traces the ups and downs of her large mo... More
Book Information
PublisherViking Childrens Books
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages288
Publication Date05/17/2007
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About Kerry Madden (Author) : Kerry Madden is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Kerry Madden is Writing Smarts: A Girl's Guide to Journaling, Poetry, Storytelling, and School P.
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11/5/2007 jama rattigan said: The second book in the Weems family trilogy reads like a country song.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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8/14/2007 Kimberly Hirsh tagged as: I Read

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8/6/2007 Barbara O'Connor tagged as: middle-grade

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4/16/2007 Kerry Madden said: "The simple lesson of Madden's book, delivered with a sweet mountain twang, is to never lose hope, never give up. Young people in present-day America will find much to learn from the Weems family." Greg Langley, THE ADVOCATE, Baton Rouge
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