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Dion search for their mother's relatives unable to afford to make even one mistake. This one is the companion book to I Hadn t Meant to Tell You This which I finished yesterday I wasn t uite as moved by this one for whatever reason although Lena s sister Dion was a super fantastic character who I adored So in this one Lena and Dion are on the road They re hitch hiking pretending to be boys when they re picked up by a man and walking away from a ride whenever their instincts say to which is a lot of the time They re cold tired hungry They have only the vaguest thread of a destination and when it comes right down to it they re just little girls who desperately want to have a place to go home to people to make that home for themThis one like I Hadn t Meant to Tell You This is a story of strength and hope and really it s about good people and how they re everywhere though you wouldn t know it until you need them

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Lena author Jacqueline Woodson

At the end of I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This Marie's friend Lena and her little s. Shifting gears from two books recently read that lacked depth and were trite and emotionless this stellar book by Woodson was an insightful story of two young girls who tragically were abused by their father after the death of their motherWhen Lena the oldest child learns that her younger sister is becoming the target of their father she decides it is time to run away Traveling on the road from Ohio to Kentucky the young children are scared hungry and wearyWhile the ending seemed trite still I highly recommend the books of Jacueline Woodson She is a three time Newbery Honor Award winning author and only a few young adult writers can write with as much poetry and poignancy as she does

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Ister Dion ran away to escape their abusive father Now disguised as boys Lena and. This story is about Lena a 13 year old who runs away from home with her little sister Dion after their mother s death They are trying to escape their abusive father and want to make it to their mother s hometown although they both know that none of her family members will be willing to take them in The story is really about them coming to the realization that they need people and that they want to belong somewhere than it is about their running awaymost of the story takes place after they find a kind older woman who wants to take them in It was really well written and sad without being totally tragic It really made me think about what I would possibly have done as a teenager in Len a position with no option but to run from my horrible life and no one to take care of me but strangers I also felt that the characters were really great for a story this short because sometimes with books this short it can feel like a short story with a really flat cast of characters Overall I liked it and I thought that it had a really sweet ending too


10 thoughts on “Lena author Jacqueline Woodson

  1. says:

    I read this middle school book to determine if I felt it was a good choice for a very smart third grade girl It's about some difficu

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    GenreCategory Jacueline WoodsonThis book follows the story of Lena and her sister as they run away from their sexual abusive father

  3. says:

    Shifting gears from two books recently read that lacked depth and were trite and emotionless this stellar book by Woodson was an insightful story of two young girls who tragically were abused by their father after the death of their motherWh

  4. says:

    Multicultural books are about different places around the world or people with different cultures than the reader It can be in any form from a graphic novel to realistic fiction My multicultural book was called Lena by Jacueline Woodson It was about two sisters who have an abusive father who doesn’t really take care of them or worry about them One day the two sisters leave their home and begin on a journey to find a better life They wer

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    Lena by Jacueline WoodsonJACUELINE WOODSONAfter the death of their mother 13 year old Lena runs away with her 8 year old sister Dion in an attempt to save Dion from the inappropriate touching she has suffered at the hands of her fath

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    This story is about Lena a 13 year old who runs away from home with her little sister Dion after their mother's death They are trying to escape their abusive father and want to make it to their mother's hometown although they both know that non

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    13 year old Lena takes her little sister Dion and runs away from their abusive father hitchhiking in the wintertime from Ohio to Kentucky Their goal is to reach their dead mother's hometown hoping to find some of her family there that would take them in As they travel Lena uses all of her intelligence to protect herself and Dion as

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    My least favorite book so far Lena is a simple story and perhaps in my uest to finish thirty books in six weeks I picked one of Woodson's less reputable books Lena is about a young girl who takes her sister and trecks across the cou

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    This one is the companion book to I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This which I finished yesterday I wasn't uite as moved by this one for whatever reason although Lena's sister Dion was a super fantastic character who I adored So in this one Lena and Dion are on the road They're hitch hiking pretending to be boys when they're picked up by

  10. says:

    I think I'd rather have my heart broke than do the breaking Lena P 29 I absolutely adored this continuation of one of the

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