What Momma Left Me

Renée Watson (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Bloomsbury YA
Publish Date
January 08, 2019
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.5 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781547601738

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About the Author

Renée Watson is a New York Times bestselling author. Her novel, Piecing Me Together, received a Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award. Her books include Ways to Make Sunshine, Some Places More Than Others, This Side of Home, What Momma Left Me, Betty Before X, cowritten with Ilyasah Shabazz, and Watch Us Rise, cowritten with Ellen Hagan, as well as two acclaimed picture books: A Place Where Hurricanes Happen and Harlem's Little Blackbird, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Renée grew up in Portland, Oregon, and splits her time between Portland and New York City.

www.reneewatson.net
@harlemportland (Instagram)

Reviews

"A heartbreaking and intense young adult novel. . . . Deftly conveys raw and accessible emotions. Thoughtful character development turns stereotypes on their head." --Foreword Reviews, starred review

"Warm, rich, and satisfying." --Kirkus Reviews

"The author is a natural storyteller. . . . While the events, setting, and characters of this story are definitely contemporary, the tale is timeless." --VOYA

"Serenity Evans is a strong African-American character who will resonate with girls who are facing transitions of their own, large or small." --School Library Journal

"Timely and timeless." --Jacqueline Woodson, National Book Award-winning author of BROWN GIRL DREAMING on PIECING ME TOGETHER

"Watson, with rhythm and style, somehow gets at the toxicity of sympathy, the unquenchable thirst of fear, and the life-changing power of voice and opportunity, all wrapped up in Jade." --Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling and award-winning coauthor of ALL AMERICAN BOYS on PIECING ME TOGETHER

"An important and deeply moving novel. Highly recommended." --John Green, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of THE FAULT IN OUR STARS on PIECING ME TOGETHER

"Renee Watson is a top-rate storyteller about what impacts young women today." --Meg Medina, award-winning author of BURN BABY BURN on PIECING ME TOGETHER