My Louisiana Sky

My Louisiana Sky

By Kimberly Willis Holt

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Grades 4 - 8Grades 3 - 5T4.637153
Tiger Ann Parker wants nothing more than to get out of the rural town of Saitter, Louisiana--far away from her mentally disabled mother, her "slow" father who can't read an electric bill, and her classmates who taunt her. So when Aunt Dorie Kay asks Tiger to sp the summer with her in Baton Rouge, Tiger can't wait to go. But before she leaves, the sudden revelation of a dark family secret prompts Tiger to make a decision that will ultimately change her life.

Set in the South in the late 1950s, this ter coming-of-age novel explores a twelve-year-old girl's struggle to accept her grandmother's death, her mentally deficient parents, and the changing world around her. It is a novel filled with beautiful language and unforgettable characters, and the importance of family and home.
My Louisiana Sky is a 1998 Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Fiction.
Publisher: Square Fish
ISBN-13: 9780312660956
ISBN-10: 0312660952
Published on 2/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Number of pages: 224

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My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt is quite a great book to enjoy. The characters show different expressions that some touch my feelings. I recommend this book. Also, this book has a nice scene.