Moving Mama to Town by Ronder Thomas Young

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In 1947, his head filled with the advice and wisdom of his runaway father, thirteen-year-old Freddy moves his mother from their Georgia farm into town and takes on the challenge of holding his family together.
 

About Ronder Thomas Young

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Ronder Thomas Young received the International Reading Association's Award for "Moving Mama to Town," Her novel" Learning by Heart" was named an ALA Notable Book. She lives in Norcross, Georgia
 
Published April 1, 1997 by Orchard Books (NY). 224 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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From Young (Learning By Heart, 1993), the credible, often tender story of Freddy James Johnson, 13, who takes on the responsibility of holding his family together when his daddy, Big Kenny, runs off.

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Thirteen-year-old Freddy James keeps his family together when his father runs off, in a story set in 1947 Georgia. Ages 10-up. (Oct.)

Sep 28 1998 | Read Full Review of Moving Mama to Town

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Thirteen-year-old Freddy James keeps his family together when his father runs off, in a story set in 1947 Georgia. Ages 10-up. (Oct.)

Sep 28 1998 | Read Full Review of Moving Mama to Town

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