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‘Doretha is thirteen, black, and confused by her ambivalence about herself. . . . Leafing through her diary, Doretha remembers—and each memory of the past four years reveals something about her and about the people she has loved. The book is strong in perception, in its sensitivity, in its realism.’ —C.
Outstanding Children’s Books of 1974 (NYT)
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Eloise Greenfield's love of writing shines through brilliantly in each and every one of her books, which include Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems and How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, both illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. She is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, the Foundation for Children's Literature Hope S. Dean Award, and the National Council for the Social Studies Carter G. Woodson Book Award. In 2018 she received the Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. Ms. Greenfield lives in Washington, DC. You can follow her on Twitter @ELGreenfield.From Publishers Weekly:
The evocative landscape of a young girl's memory is explored when she finds an old notebook of events. Ages 8-12.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1987. Condition: New. Moneta Barnett (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0064401995
Book Description HarperCollins, 1987. Paperback. Condition: New. Reissue. Seller Inventory # DADAX0064401995
Book Description HarperCollins, 1987. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110064401995