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Time pieces : [the book of times]

Author: Virginia Hamilton; Lisa Renee Pitts
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Eleven-year-old Valena, her family, and dog live in rural Ohio, where she and her cousin Melinda share experiences that include seeing the aurora borealis, surviving a tornado, and going to an amazing circus. Yet Valena lives in both the present and the past as she struggles with racism in her daily life and listens to and learns from her mother's tales of her family's proud history. Moving backward and forward in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Children's audiobooks
Fiction
Juvenile works
Sound recordings
Fiction Juvenile sound recordings
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Hamilton; Lisa Renee Pitts
ISBN: 0786182415 9780786182411 0786182423 9780786182428
OCLC Number: 57457980
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Credits: Music composed and performed by Ken Deifik.
Performer(s): Read by Lisa Renee Pitts.
Description: 3 sound discs (3 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Virginia Hamilton.

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"Eleven-year-old Valena, her family, and dog live in rural Ohio, where she and her cousin Melinda share experiences that include seeing the aurora borealis, surviving a tornado, and going to an amazing circus. Yet Valena lives in both the present and the past as she struggles with racism in her daily life and listens to and learns from her mother's tales of her family's proud history. Moving backward and forward in time, these pieces of Valena's life blend to form an extraordinary portrait of the ties that bind her family together over generations. Drawing from her own family history, Virginia Hamilton has deftly woven together moments in time, creating a seamless and poignant masterpiece"--Description from publisher's web site.

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