What momma left me /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2019.Edition: New edition.Description: 223 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781547601738; 1547601736.Subject(s): Grief -- Fiction | Family problems -- Fiction | Grandparents -- Fiction | Christian life -- Fiction | Orphans -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Grief -- Juvenile fiction | Dysfunctional families -- Juvenile fiction | Grandparents -- Juvenile fiction | Christian life -- Juvenile fiction | Orphans -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Juvenile fictionSummary: After the death of their mother, thirteen-year-old Serenity Evans and her younger brother go to live with their grandparents, who try to keep them safe from bad influences and help them come to terms with what has happened to their family. Includes recipe for red velvet cake.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p> Rediscover Newbery Honor- and Coretta Scott King Author Award-winner Renée Watson's heart-rending debut, about one girl's journey to reconnect to joy. <br> <br> Serenity is good at keeping secrets, and she's got a whole lifetime's worth of them. Her mother is dead, her father is gone, and starting life over at her grandparents' house is strange. Luckily, certain things seem to hold promise: a new friend who makes her feel connected, and a boy who makes her feel seen. But when her brother starts making poor choices, her friend is keeping her own dangerous secret, and her grandparents put all of their trust in a faith that Serenity isn't sure she understands, it is the power of love that will repair her heart and keep her sure of just who she is.<br> <br> Renée Watson's stunning writing shines in this powerful and ultimately uplifting novel.</p>
"First published in the United States of American in July 2010 by Bloomsbury Children's Books. Original paperback edition published in March 2012" -- Title page verso.
After the death of their mother, thirteen-year-old Serenity Evans and her younger brother go to live with their grandparents, who try to keep them safe from bad influences and help them come to terms with what has happened to their family. Includes recipe for red velvet cake.
Accelerated Reader AR MG 3.9 7 138568.