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Louisiana's Way Home

by Kate DiCamillo

Hardcover, 227 pages, Candlewick Pr, List Price: $16.99 |


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Awakened in the middle of the night by her fanatically paranoid grandmother, who declares they must leave and never return because the day of reckoning has arrived, a young girl bonds with people in a new community and wonders how long she will be allowed to remain. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of The Tale of Despereaux.

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Kate DiCamillo's career as an author of children's literature took off after she moved from Florida to Minnesota. Catherine Smith/Courtesy of Candlewick Press hide caption

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Kate DiCamillo, Chronicler Of The Hard Truths Of Youth

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