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The Resource If you come softly and behind you, Jacqueline Woodson

If you come softly and behind you, Jacqueline Woodson

Label
If you come softly and behind you
Title
If you come softly and behind you
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Woodson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • If you come softly: After meeting at their private school in New York, fifteen-year-old Jeremiah, who is black and whose parents are separated, and Ellie, who is white and whose mother has twice abandoned her, fall in love and then try to cope with people's reactions
  • Behind you: After fifteen-year-old Jeremiah is mistakenly shot by police, the people who love him struggle to cope with their loss as they recall his life and death, unaware that Miah is watching over them
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Summary
After meeting at their private school in New York, fifteen-year-old Jeremiah, who is black and whose parents are separated, and Ellie, who is white and whose mother has twice abandoned her, fall in love and then try to cope with people's reactions
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), High School, 2002.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for High School, 2001.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1999
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076499
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woodson, Jacqueline
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
570
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interracial dating
  • African Americans
  • Families
  • Schools
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Death
  • Grief
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Interracial dating
  • African Americans
  • Family life
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Schools
  • Private schools
  • Death
  • Grief
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adolescent
Label
If you come softly and behind you, Jacqueline Woodson
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn663952570
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
181, 118 p.
Isbn
9780142419182
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)663952570
Label
If you come softly and behind you, Jacqueline Woodson
Publication
Control code
ocn663952570
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
181, 118 p.
Isbn
9780142419182
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)663952570

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