Sidewalk Story by Sharon Bell Mathis audiobook

Sidewalk Story

By Sharon Bell Mathis
Read by Allyson Johnson

1.17 Hours 12/04/2018 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780525623830

Council on Interracial Books for Children award winner From the award-winning author of The Hundred Penny Box comes a sweet story about how one girl can make a difference.  Lilly Etta didn't know the men, but she knew those yellow chairs. They were Tanya's, and they were being taken out of her building. Tanya was being put out - Tanya, her mother, her six brothers and sisters. Their things would be piled on the sidewalk and left there to be had for the taking. It didn't matter if nobody else in the city cared; Lilly Etta did. She knew what friendship was, and she wasn't going to let her friend be thrown out without a fight.   “An affecting, sensitive story.”—Booklist

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Summary

Summary

Council on Interracial Books for Children award winner

From the award-winning author of The Hundred Penny Box comes a sweet story about how one girl can make a difference. 

Lilly Etta didn't know the men, but she knew those yellow chairs. They were Tanya's, and they were being taken out of her building. Tanya was being put out - Tanya, her mother, her six brothers and sisters. Their things would be piled on the sidewalk and left there to be had for the taking. It didn't matter if nobody else in the city cared; Lilly Etta did. She knew what friendship was, and she wasn't going to let her friend be thrown out without a fight.
 
“An affecting, sensitive story.”—Booklist

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Author Bio: Sharon Bell Mathis

Author Bio: Sharon Bell Mathis

Sharon Bell Mathis has written many books for children and young adults, and received many accolades in her career. Her book Ray Charles, a nonfiction biography of Ray Charles, received the Coretta Scott King Award. The Hundred Penny Box received a Newbery Honor Award and is a recipient of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award and also a American Library Association Notable Children’s Book, and Teacup Full of Roses was a New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 1.17
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English