"Hope is the thing with feathers." Emily Dickinson
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â€śHope is the thing with feathersâ€ť starts the poem Frannie is
reading in school. Frannie hasnâ€™t thought much about hope.
There are so many other things to think about. Each day, her
friend Samantha seems a bit more â€śholy.â€ť There is a new boy
in class everyone is calling the Jesus Boy. And although the
new boy looks like a white kid, he says heâ€™s not white. Who
During a winter full of surprises, good and bad, Frannie
starts seeing a lot of things in a new lightâ€”her brother
Seanâ€™s deafness, her motherâ€™s fear, the class bullyâ€™s anger,
her best friendâ€™s faith and her own desire for â€śthe thing
Jacqueline Woodson once again takes readers on a journey
into a young girlâ€™s heart and reveals the pain and the joy
of learning to look beneath the surface.
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