Coming on Home Soon
Coming on Home Soon
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Coming on Home Soon

Written by Jacqueline Woodson & illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Part of the Caldecott Honor Book Book Series
Published by Penguin Young Readers Group
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Ada Ruth’s mama must go away to Chicago to work, leaving Ada Ruth and Grandma behind. It’s war time, and women are needed to fill the men’s jobs. As winter sets in, Ada Ruth and her grandma keep up their daily routine, missing Mama all the time. They find strength in each other, and a stray kitten even arrives one day to keep them company, but nothing can fill the hole Mama left. Every day they wait, watching for the letter that says Mama will be coming on home soon. Set during World War II, Coming On Home Soon has a timeless quality that will appeal to all who wait and hope.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780399237485
    Publication Date
    October 7, 2004
    Text Details
    Text set in Arrus.
    Illustration Details
    The art was done in watercolor on Arches paper.
    Page Count
    32
    Word Count
    860
    Reading Age
    5 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2003021949
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    58800701
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0399237488
    Lexile® Level
    550L
    ATOS® Book Level
    2.9
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    78570
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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