Louisiana's Way Home
Louisiana's Way Home
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Louisiana's Way Home

Written by Kate DiCamillo
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$16.99
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10 - 14
Reading age
240
Page count
130
Words per page
~701L
Lexile measure
Oct 2, 2018
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**The instant _New York Times_ bestseller! From two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo comes a story of discovering who you are — and deciding who you want to be.** When Louisiana Elefante’s granny wakes her up in the middle of the night to tell her that the day of reckoning has arrived and they have to leave home immediately, Louisiana isn’t overly worried. After all, Granny has many middle-of-the-night ideas. But this time, things are different. This time, Granny intends for them never to return. Separated from her best friends, Raymie and Beverly, Louisiana struggles to oppose the winds of fate (and Granny) and find a way home. But as Louisiana’s life becomes entwined with the lives of the people of a small Georgia town — including a surly motel owner, a walrus-like minister, and a mysterious boy with a crow on his shoulder — she starts to worry that she is destined only for good-byes. (Which could be due to the curse on Louisiana’s and Granny’s heads. But that is a story for another time.) Called “one of DiCamillo’s most singular and arresting creations” by The New York Times Book Review, the heartbreakingly irresistible Louisiana Elefante was introduced to readers in Raymie Nightingale — and now, with humor and tenderness, Kate DiCamillo returns to tell her story.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780763694630
    Publication Date
    October 2, 2018
    Publisher
    Candlewick Press
    Page Count
    240
    Words Per Page
    130
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    10 - 14 years
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~701L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~Q
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    198417
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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