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Ninth Ward Jewell Parker Rhodes

Ninth Ward By Jewell Parker Rhodes

Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes

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A coming-of-age story set in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.

Ninth Ward Summary

Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Abandoned by her peers because of her ability to see spirits, Lanesha longs for connection despite the strong love of her adopted grandmother, Mama Ya-Ya. As hurricane Katrina approaches and her neighbours flee, Lanesha must stay and brace for a storm of epic proportions. As the levees break, Lanches must find a way to survive the floods on her own...

About Jewell Parker Rhodes

Dr Jewell Parker Rhodes is the Founding Artistic Director and Endowed Chair for Creative Writing at Arizona State University.

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Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Used - Good
Little, Brown & Company
Commended for Coretta Scott King Award (Author) 2011 Commended for Jane Addams Children's Book Award (Books for Older Children) 2011 Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) (Fiction) 2010 Commended for Cybils (Fantasy/Sci-Fi/ELM/Midgr) 2010 Short-listed for Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award 2013 Short-listed for Georgia Children's Book Award (Children's Book) 2013 Short-listed for Nevada Young Readers' Award (Intermediate) 2012 Short-listed for South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Junior Book) 2012 Short-listed for Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award 2014 Short-listed for Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award 2012
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