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The life all around me by Ellen Foster, Kaye Gibbons

Label
The life all around me by Ellen Foster
Title
The life all around me by Ellen Foster
Statement of responsibility
Kaye Gibbons
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This sequel to Gibbon's beloved classic Ellen Foster stands on its own as an unforgettable portrait of a redoubtable adolescent making herself up out of whole cloth. Now fifteen, Ellen is settled into a permanent home with a new mother. Strengthened by adversity and blessed with enough intelligence to design a salvation for herself, she still feels ill at ease in the world. Her sole surviving ritual - a visit to the county fair - takes on totemic importance. While she holds fast to the shreds of her childhood-humoring her best friend, Stuart, who is determined to marry her; and protecting her old neighbor, slow-witted Starletta - she negotiates her way into a larger world by selling her poetry to pay her way to a camp for gifted students. With a singular mix of perspicacity, and compassion, Ellen draws us into her life and makes us fall in love with her all over again. Anyone considering making an underage change in life, such as who you're going to live with, should know there's no way to avoid the government getting in on the decision, so try to be kind to the lady they'll send with a stack of tests. Try to stay calm and do your best on them
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DLC
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1960-
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Gibbons, Kaye
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Teenage girls
  • Foster home care
  • Poetry
  • North Carolina
Label
The life all around me by Ellen Foster, Kaye Gibbons
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
60419720
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780151012046
Lccn
2005014552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780151012046
Label
The life all around me by Ellen Foster, Kaye Gibbons
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
60419720
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780151012046
Lccn
2005014552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780151012046

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