Words by Heart
By (author) Ouida Sebestyen
Words by Heart by Ouida Sebestyen
Book DescriptionLena can recite the Scriptures by heart. Hoping to make her adored Papa proud of her and to make her white classmates notice her "Magic Mind, " not her black skin, Lena vows to win the Bible-quoting contest. But winning does not bring Lena what she expected. Instead of honor, violence and death erupt and strike the one she loves most dearly. Lena, who has believed in vengeance, must now learn how to forgive.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780440413462
(203mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ouida Sebestyen
Words by Heart, Hardback (April 1996)
A young black girl struggles to fulfill her papa's dream of a better future for their family in the southwestern town where, in 1910, they are the only blacks.
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