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Coming on home soon

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New York : Putnam's, c2004.
Physical Desc:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
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Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Ada Ruth's mama must go away to Chicago to work, leaving Ada Ruth and Grandma behind. It's war time, and women are needed to fill the men's jobs. As winter sets in, Ada Ruth and her grandma keep up their daily routine, missing Mama all the time. They find strength in each other, and a stray kitten even arrives one day to keep them company, but nothing can fill the hole Mama left. Every day they wait, watching for the letter that says Mama will be coming on home soon. Set during World War II, Coming On Home Soon has a timeless quality that will appeal to all who wait and hope.
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9780399237485 (reinforced), 0399237488 (reinforced)
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Level 2.9, 0.5 Points
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After Mama takes a job in Chicago during World War II, Ada Ruth stays with Grandma but misses her mother who loves her more than rain and snow.
Target Audience
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K-3,Follett School Solutions.
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Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,LG,2.9,0.5,78570.,681
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning,LG,2.9,0.5.
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Caldecott Honor book, 2005.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Woodson, J., & Lewis, E. B. (2004). Coming on home soon. New York: Putnam's.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Woodson, Jacqueline and Earl B, Lewis. 2004. Coming On Home Soon. New York: Putnam's.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Woodson, Jacqueline and Earl B, Lewis, Coming On Home Soon. New York: Putnam's, 2004.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Woodson, Jacqueline., and Earl B Lewis. Coming On Home Soon. New York: Putnam's, 2004. 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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