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Going Down Home With Daddy

ISBN-10: 1561459380
ISBN-13: 9781561459384
Author: Lyons, Kelly Starling
Illustrated by: Minter, Daniel
Interest Level: K-3
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers

Publication Date: April 2019

Copyright: 2019

Page Count: 32


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Interest Level

Grades K-3

Reading Level

Guided Reading: P
Lexile: 660L
Accelerated Reader Level: 3.5
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational

JUVENILE FICTION / Boys & Men

Description
On reunion morning, we rise before the sun. Daddy hums as he packs our car with suitcases and a cooler full of snacks. He says there.s nothing like going down home.. Down home is Granny.s house. Down home is where Lil. Alan and his parents and sister will join great-grandparents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Down home is where Lil. Alan will hear stories of the ancestors and visit the land that has meant so much to all of them. And down home is where all of the children will find their special way to pay tribute to family history. All the kids have to decide on what tribute to share, but what will Lil. Alan do? In this rich and moving celebration of history, culture, and ritual, Kelly Starling Lyons' eloquent text explores the power of family traditions. Stunning illustrations by Coretta Scott King Honor-winner Daniel Minter reveal the motion and connections in a large, multigenerational family.
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