Yolonda's Genius (Paperback) - Fenner, Carol

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Moving from Chicago to a small town, cool and streetwise fifth-grader Yolonda struggles to adapt to her new school and to persuade her mother and other adults that her little brother, Andrew, is a harmonica genius. By the author of Randalls Wall. *Author: Fenner, Carol *Series Title: Newbery Honor Book *Publication Date: 1995/05/01 *Binding Type: Hardbound *Grade Level: 4-6 *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.50

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Publisher Simon & Schuster
Mfg Part# 9780689800016
SKU 30126583
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0689800010
Release Date 5/1/1995
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note When they move from Chicago to a smaller, safer town, Yolonda is scornful of her new school, and her brother Andrew is having trouble learning to read. All he likes to do is play the harmonica given to him by his father to teethe on. Yolonda knows that's the way he "talks", and she's convinced that Andrew has a true musical gift.
Annotation Yolanda's widowed mother thinks Chicago is no place to raise her children so she moves the family to a small suburb in Michigan. Yolanda notices that her younger brother has trouble learning to read--all he likes to do is play the harmonica. Convinced her brother is a musical genius, Yolanda tries to get her mother and other adults to recognize his talent. A warm portrayal of an African-American family and a sister's love and respect for her brother.
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 09
Number of Pages 0224
Publisher Margaret K. McElderry Books

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