Toning The Sweep by Angela Johnson

Toning The Sweep

Angela Johnson

fiction young adult challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

112 pages | first published 1993


Angela Johnson's Coretta Scott King Award winning novel that traces three generations of African American women as they learn one another's truths.Three generations of African American women, each holding on to a separate truth. Their story -- enc...
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