The Land of Forgotten Girls

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Family, Features People of Color

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The Land of Forgotten Girls

Written by:

Erin Entrada Kelly

Published:

March 1, 2016

Publisher:

Greenwillow Books

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Summary

Erin Entrada Kelly, the author of the acclaimed Blackbird Fly, writes with grace, imagination, and deepest heart about family, sisters, and friendship, and about finding and holding on to hope in difficult times.

Two sisters from the Philippines, abandoned by their father and living with their stepmother in Louisiana, fight to make their lives better in this remarkable story for readers of Cynthia Kadohata and Rita Williams-Garcia, and for anyone searching for the true meaning of family.

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