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Petrified Flowers (PB) (2020)

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9781947327825
Weight:
0.77 LBS
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In this Novel-in-Verse, tragedy uproots Iris and her sisters, all named after flowers, from the solid ground of middle-class life and plants them, unsupervised, in the rocky terrain of low-income housing. In a world where rain falls only on the privileged, Liam, a student who attends the elite private school directly across the street, proves refreshing as a summer gale, gushing joy into the sisters' lives. Further nurtured by Ma Moore, a church elder who sprinkles the Flower sisters with spiritual wisdom, Iris embraces her Heavenly Father with steadfast urgency.But when a student takes a hopeless leap from the school roof, Iris withers under the scorching realization that everything she thought she knew about privilege-and God-lies crippled. Petrified Flowers is the anthem of one African-American girl straddling three worlds. It is a song of hope, a triumph of faith, and a resounding refrain of the Father's eternal love.


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Author:
Joiya Morrison-Efemini
ISBN 10:
1947327828
Pages:
300
Publisher:
Anaiah Press
Publication Date:
June 16, 2020
Binding:
Paperback
Weight:
0.77lbs
Age Group:
Children & Young Adult

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