Love Like Sky

Love Like Sky

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    Eleven-year-old Georgie is still adjusting to leaving Atlanta for a small town, having a stepfather, and being unable to get close to her stepsister when her six-year-old sister, Peaches, suddenly becomes very ill. 
     
    Ages:  8-12 years old
     
    About the Author

    Leslie C. Youngblood received an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. A former assistant professor of creative writing at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, she has lectured at Mississippi State University, UNC-Greensboro, and the University of Ghana at Legon. She began her undergraduate degree at Morris Brown College and completed her bachelor's at Georgia State University. After graduation she served as a columnist and assistant editor for Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine.

    She’s been awarded a host of writing honors including a 2014 Yaddo's Elizabeth Ames Residency, the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Prize, a Hurston Wright Fellowship, and the Room of Her Own Foundation’s 2009 Orlando Short Story Prize. She received funding to attend the Norman Mailer Writers’ Colony in 2011. Her short story, “Poor Girls’ Palace,” was published in the winter 2009 edition of the Indiana Review, as well as Kwelijournal, 2014.


    In 2010 she won the Go On Girl! Book Club Aspiring Writer Award. She is currently editing LOVE LIKE SKY, her first Middle Grade novel, and teaching creative writing at Rochester, New York’s literary center, Writers and Books.


    Born in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and raised in Rochester, New York, she’s fortunate to have a family of natural storytellers and a circle of supportive and family and friends.  

     
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    Author: Leslie C. Youngblood
    ISBN-10: 1368016502
    Pages: 304
    Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
    Publication Date: November 6, 2018
    Binding: Hardcover
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