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Friday, February 26, 2010

One-Book Tour: Leaving Gee's Bend by Irene Latham

Title: Leaving Gee's Bend
Author: Irene Latham
Pages: 230
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Publication Date: January 7, 2010

DONATED BY: Jenn! (Thank you!)
(Note: This copy is an ARC)

A young girl sets out to save her sick mother and records her
adventures in quilt pieces.

Ludelphia Bennett may be blind in one eye, but she can still put in a good stitch. Ludelphia sews all the time, especially when things go wrong.

But when Mama goes into labor early and gets deathly ill, it seems like even quilting won’t help. That’s when Ludelphia decides to do something drastic—leave Gee’s Bend for the very first time. Mama needs medicine that can only be found miles away in Camden. But that doesn’t stop Ludelphia. She just puts one foot in front of the other. What ensues is a wonderful, riveting and sometimes dangerous adventure. Ludelphia weathers each challenge in a way that would make her mother proud, and ends up saving the day for her entire town.

Set in 1932 and inspired by the rich quilting history of Gee’s Bend, Alabama, Leaving Gee’s Bend is a delightful, satisfying story of a young girl facing a brave new world.


Tour is open INTERNATIONALLY. There are only 10 available spots. Link your reviews below if you have read and reviewed the book. Here's the tour:

  1. Cat- New Zealand- Rec 3/24. Mailed : 3/30
  2. Girl On A Mission- USA Rec 4/10. Mail by: 4/17
  3. Laurie- USA Rec 4/25. Mail by: 5/2.
-Book goes back to Jenn. Tour done.

When you link it here, link it straight to your review and for the 'Name' part, just put in your blog name. Thanks!


Vivienne said...

I didn't put my country - it is England!

Girl on a Mission said...

I'd love to read this one. USA

Cat said...

I'd like to participate in this one.

New Zealand

Girl on a Mission said...

Ooops my email address is onlysexybooksallowed(at)yahoo(dot)com

llt806 said...

I'll gladly read this.

Laurie (USA)

porcelaine said...

Count me in.


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