About this blog Subscribe to this blog
« Prev: Author Reading: Michael Garland and Oh, What a Christmas! Author Reading: Augusta Scatterwood and Glory Be: Next»

Author Reading: Augusta Scattergood reads Glory Be

Join author Augusta Scatterwood as she reads from her new middle-grade novel about a Mississippi town in 1964 that gets riled out when tempers flare about the segregated public pool.

9780545331807_xlg[1]Thursday, January 5th at 6pm
Inkwood Books   
216 South Armenia Avenue   
Tampa, FL 33609   
(813) 253-2638



About the book:

As much as Gloriana June Hemphill, or Glory as everyone knows her, wants to turn twelve, there are times when Glory wishes she could turn back the clock a year. Jesslyn, her sister and former confidante, no longer has the time of day for her now that she'll be entering high school. Then there's her best friend, Frankie. Things have always been so easy with Frankie, and now suddenly they aren't. Maybe it's the new girl from the North that's got everyone out of sorts. Or maybe it's the debate about whether or not the town should keep the segregated public pool open.

Inspired by Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird and Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn Dixie, author Augusta Scattergood has drawn on real-life events to create a memorable novel about family, friendship, and choices that aren't always easy.

Comments

Rad

Your post have the information that is helpful and very informative. I like this book very much.

Ali B.

So excited to read this one. It is in my TBR pile.

nickie

i like this thing on here and i am 17 years old

Post a comment

If you have a TypeKey or TypePad account, please Sign In

Trackbacks

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00e54faaf86b88330153941c937b970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Author Reading: Augusta Scattergood reads Glory Be:

Permalink

Permalink URL for this entry:
http://blogs.scholastic.com/kid_lit/2012/01/author-reading-augusta-scattergood-reads-glory-be.html

Recent Posts

Categories

Quick Links:

Recommended Sites:

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in Kid Lit Kit are strictly those of the author and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Scholastic, Inc.