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  • FAR FROM THE TREE. by Benway, Robin.
    Benway, Robin.
    FAR FROM THE TREE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins / Harper Teen, (2017). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Winner of the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature - the judges described it as "the poignant story of three young people discovering the complicated ways that families love. Grace, Maya, and Joaquin's quest to bond as they search for their biological mother resonates across the many definitions of family. In Benway's able hands, readers feast on a big-hearted and uplifting story about growing up, daring to count on others, and most importantly, having the courage to reveal and embrace our own imperfections." More, this is a book which does not shy away from the discussing the effects of race on adoption and foster care. SIGNED on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 978-0062330628.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 71532
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  • THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS. by Diffenbaugh, Vanessa.
    Diffenbaugh, Vanessa.
    THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, the story of a young homeless girl who has a gift for communicating with flowers, but eventually realizes that she has to confront the secrets of her past if she is to ever be whole. Includes a dictionary of flowers. 322 pp. ISBN: 978-0345525543.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket.

    Book ID: 72787
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  • TEMPEST RISING. by McKinney-Whetstone, Diane.
    McKinney-Whetstone, Diane.
    TEMPEST RISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - African American author's second novel, set in Philadelphia in 1965, the story of three adolescent girls who find themselves catapulted from a financially secure and close family into foster care. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-688-149944.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder mark)

    Book ID: 65458
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