Before we were yours

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London : Quercus Editions, Ltd, 2018.
1787473104, 9781787473102
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469 pages ; 20 cm
Accelerated Reader
IL: UG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 18
Lexile measure
HL 760L


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London : Quercus Editions, Ltd, 2018.
1787473104, 9781787473102
Accelerated Reader
Level 5.1, 18 Points
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Lexile measure


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Includes reading group questions.
General Note
"First published in the USA in 2017 by Ballantine Books"--title page verso.
"Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old, must protect her four younger siblings as they are wrenched from their home on the Mississippi and thrown into the care of the infamous Georgia Tann, director of the Tennessee Children's Home Society. South Carolina, Present Day. Avery Stafford has lived a charmed life. Loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, she has a promising career as an assistant D.A. in Baltimore and is engaged to her best friend. But when Avery comes home to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with a stranger leaves her deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about the woman's life will take her on a journey through her family's long-hidden history"--,Provided by publisher.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wingate, L. (2018). Before we were yours . Quercus Editions, Ltd.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wingate, Lisa. 2018. Before We Were Yours. London: Quercus Editions, Ltd.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wingate, Lisa. Before We Were Yours London: Quercus Editions, Ltd, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wingate, Lisa. Before We Were Yours Quercus Editions, Ltd, 2018.

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