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  • Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes

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Author: Jewell Parker Rhodes

“Twelve-year-old Lanesha lives in a tight-knit community in New Orleans’s Ninth Ward. She doesn’t have a fancy house, like her uptown family, or lots f friends, like the other kids on her street. But what she does have is Mama Ya-Ya, her fiercely loving caretaker, wise in the ways of the world and able to predict the future. So when Mama Ya-Ya’s visions show a powerful hurricane -- Katrina -- fast approaching, it’s up to Lanesha to call upon the hope and strength Mama Ya-Ya has given her to help them both survive the storm.” © 2010 pp. 217 Hard cover book