Toning the sweep (Y)
Source:Point signature, Scholastic, Inc., New York, p.103 (1994)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3560 .O37129 T66 1994
Keywords:African Americans--Fiction, Cancer--Fiction, Coretta Scott King Award, 1994, Deserts--Fiction, Family life--Fiction, Grandmothers--Fiction
Summary: On a visit to her grandmother Ola, who is dying of cancer in her house in the desert, fourteen-year-old Emmie hears many stories about the past and her family history and comes to a better understanding of relatives both dead and living.
Lexile measure 760; ages 12-up; book level 4.7; realistic fiction