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The house you pass on the way

Author: Jacqueline Woodson
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When thirteen-year-old Staggerlee, the daughter of a racially mixed marriage, spends a summer with her cousin Trout, she begins to question her sexuality to Trout and catches a glimpse of her possible future self. Thirteen-year-old Staggerlee used to be called Evangeline, but she took on a fiercer name. She's always been different--set apart by the tragic deaths of her grandparents in an anti-civil rights bombing,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woodson, Jacqueline.
House you pass on the way.
New York : Delacorte Press, 1997
(OCoLC)603683253
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN: 0385321899 9780385321891
OCLC Number: 36301382
Awards: Lambda Literary Award, 1997
Description: 99 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jacqueline Woodson.
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When thirteen-year-old Staggerlee, the daughter of a racially mixed marriage, spends a summer with her cousin Trout, she begins to question her sexuality to Trout and catches a glimpse of her possible future self. Thirteen-year-old Staggerlee used to be called Evangeline, but she took on a fiercer name. She's always been different--set apart by the tragic deaths of her grandparents in an anti-civil rights bombing, by her parents' interracial marriage, and by her family's retreat from the world. This summer she has a new reason to feel set apart--her confused longing for her friend Hazel. When cousin Trout comes to stay, she gives Staggerlee a first glimpse of her possible future selves and the world beyond childhood.

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