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Before we were yours
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Published:
Farmington Hills, Michigan : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.
Edition:
Large print edition.
Physical Desc:
605 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 18
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 760L
Status:
Description
Based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals in which the director of a Memphis adoption organization kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country, Wingate's wrenching and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though our paths can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.
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Format:
Large Print
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781432839123, 1432839128
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.1, 18 Points
Lexile code:
HL: High-Low
Lexile measure:
760

Notes

Description
"Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old, must protect her four younger siblings as they are wrenched from their home on the Mississippi and thrown into the care of the infamous Georgia Tann, director of the Tennessee Children's Home Society. South Carolina, Present Day. Avery Stafford has lived a charmed life. Loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, she has a promising career as an assistant D.A. in Baltimore and is engaged to her best friend. But when Avery comes home to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with a stranger leaves her deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about the woman's life will take her on a journey through her family's long-hidden history" --,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wingate, L. (2017). Before we were yours. Large print edition. Farmington Hills, Michigan: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wingate, Lisa. 2017. Before We Were Yours. Farmington Hills, Michigan: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wingate, Lisa, Before We Were Yours. Farmington Hills, Michigan: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wingate, Lisa. Before We Were Yours. Large print edition. Farmington Hills, Michigan: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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