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    “I think the truth is a place you can only move toward like walking toward the horizon Even though you know you’ll never get all the way there”So says Lyndie B Hawkins the uick tempered uick witted and com

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    With the help of her favorite librarian Lyndie B Hawkins devours Civil War history and she is starting to realize that som

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    Review is of an advanced reader copyThere has been a recent spate of middle grade novels about the Vietnam War Add The True History of Lyndie B Hawkins to that growing list Unlike the other books I have read Lyndie's story occurs over a decade after the war Set in Tennessee in 1985 author Gail Shepherd writes about a young girl name d for President Lyndon Baines Johnson with a penchant for history particularly in regards to the Civil War

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    Have your parents ever experienced adult problems that you just don't understand Have you ever felt frustrated by

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    ARC provided by the publisherLyndie is not happy that she has to move into her grandparents' house along with her mother a

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    Good gravy The True History of Lyndie B Hawkins is an incredible read Gail's prose is witty beyond belief and not in a slapstick kind of way It's of a Celeste Ng kind of wit where it gets you right in the gut and you're snort laughing and waking everyone up in the house But this book isn't just a funny tale It deals with PTSD grief

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    Richie’s Picks THE TRUE HISTORY OF LYNDIE B HAWKINS by Gail Shepherd Penguin Random HouseKathy Dawson Books March 2019 304p ISBN 978 0 525 42845 9“Anger is a response that you learned early in life to help you cope with pain”“The only thing true and indisputable when you feel angry is that you are in pain

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    Lyndon Baines Hawkins lives in Love's Forge Tennessee and is surrounded by history She is about to turn twelve and

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    An extraordinary book that proves over and over just what can be accomplished in middle grade Lyndie's life isn't easy She has to navi

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    It's hard to believe Gail Shepherd is a debut novelist This book is written with such skill and grace surely she's written a slew of others befo

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Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing aboutA history loving girl Lyndon Baines Hawkins's relentless search for the truth puts her in direct opposition to her fusspot grandmother’s need to keep up appearances Lyndie knows lots about history she can tell you who President Lincoln’s best I think the truth is a place you can only move toward like walking toward the horizon Even though you know you ll never get all the way there So says Lyndie B Hawkins the uick tempered uick witted and completely endearing main character and narrator of this story Lyndie an 11 year old historian in the making is in the category of people who ask uestions She wants to know why she and her parents have to live with her appearances are everything grandmother Lady She wants to know why her father a recently unemployed Vietnam veteran who just lost a dear friend is changing into someone she doesn t recognize She wants to know and she s not going to stop asking until she gets the truth or as close to it as she can getShepherd s story is middle grade at its best I stayed up far too late finishing LYNDIE because I had to know what would happen to Lyndie and her father to Lady and delinuent DB to do gooder Dawn and Velvet the fawn The characters are deep and real the pace is uick and engaging and sewn throughout like the pieces of a patchwork uilt are these timely and beautiful themes history is changeable heroes are flawed and the truth is worth seeking even if it can never fully be found Her Small-Town Hero you meet is fighting a battle Red Tail (Travis Trilogy you know nothing aboutA history loving girl Lyndon Baines Hawkins's relentless search for the truth puts her in direct opposition to her fusspot grandmother’s need to keep up appearances Lyndie knows lots about history she can tell Promises in Tumble Creek you who President Lincoln’s best I think the truth is a place Mischief and Marriage you can only move toward like walking toward the horizon Even though Cold Case, Hot Accomplice (Men of Wolf Creek, you know Blackmailed Into the Greek Tycoons Bed (International Billionaires, you ll never get all the way there So says Lyndie B Hawkins the uick tempered uick witted and completely endearing main character and narrator of this story Lyndie an 11 Her Husbands Christmas Bargain year old historian in the making is in the category of people who ask uestions She wants to know why she and her parents have to live with her appearances are everything grandmother Lady She wants to know why her father a recently unemployed Vietnam veteran who just lost a dear friend is changing into someone she doesn t recognize She wants to know and she s not going to stop asking until she gets the truth or as close to it as she can getShepherd s story is middle grade at its best I stayed up far too late finishing LYNDIE because I had to know what would happen to Lyndie and her father to Lady and delinuent DB to do gooder Dawn and Velvet the fawn The characters are deep and real the pace is uick and engaging and sewn throughout like the pieces of a patchwork uilt are these timely and beautiful themes history is changeable heroes are flawed and the truth is worth seeking even if it can never fully be found

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The True History of Lyndie B Hawkins

Friend was the gruesome diseases of Civil War soldiers and where her Hawkins ancestors built log houses near her home town of Love’s Forge Tennessee But when it comes to her Ma and Daddy her knowledge is full of holes Nobody talks about what happened to her veteran Daddy during the Vietnam war and why he ARC provided by the publisherLyndie is not happy that she has to move into her grandparents house along with her mother and father in 1985 Her father has lost his job under circumstances she doesn t understand and seems to be drinking than her grandmother Lady would deem wise Her mother who normally takes great pride in gardening prefers to stay in bed Lyndie has to head back to her private school that s where nice girls go says Lady where she has a good friend in Dawn whose family is heavily involved in doing good works Right before school on the very first day Lyndie finds an injured fawn and takes it to the family barn to help it which does not get her year off to a good start She ends up in detention where she meets DB the boy Dawn s family is fostering DB has had to leave his last foster home under sad circumstances and doesn t really understand the social s of Love s Forge Tennessee School is hard enough but Lyndie s biggest concern is her father s increasingly erratic behavior He had fought in Vietnam before Lyndie was born and has long struggled with the after effects of that but the recent suicide death of an army buddy has made these problems worse Her grandmother s controlling presence and her mother s disengagement don t help and Lyndie soon realizes that she is not able to save her father in the way she was able to save the fawn and that professional help is needed Strengths It was refreshing to see a book where troubled parents have a support network and are remanded to professional help even if Lady doesn t approve of itSo many middle grade books show dysfunctional families and completely fail to model good ways to deal with situations The different story lines meld well together and the auxiliary characters are interesting Poor Dawn and her knitting The topic of PTSD is a timely one and there are few novels about it DB s delinuency and foster placements are realistic and add another dimension to the understanding of how PTSD can affect families Weaknesses I ve been lately thinking about how different the 1980s were from today and there were few historical details I would have almost preferred the story be set in the modern day While the level of details in Hood s She Loves You are exemplary there s something to be said for inclusion of details about food clothing technology current events and popular media to set a story firmly in a time periodWhat I really think This has a good cover and I need stories about military families so I will purchase this for next year The Prince of Pleasure (The Wilde Brothers, year off to a good start She ends up in detention where she meets DB the boy Dawn s family is fostering DB has had to leave his last foster home under sad circumstances and doesn t really understand the social s of Love s Forge Tennessee School is hard enough but Lyndie s biggest concern is her father s increasingly erratic behavior He had fought in Vietnam before Lyndie was born and has long struggled with the after effects of that but the recent suicide death of an army buddy has made these problems worse Her grandmother s controlling presence and her mother s disengagement don t help and Lyndie soon realizes that she is not able to save her father in the way she was able to save the fawn and that professional help is needed Strengths It was refreshing to see a book where troubled parents have a support network and are remanded to professional help even if Lady doesn t approve of itSo many middle grade books show dysfunctional families and completely fail to model good ways to deal with situations The different story lines meld well together and the auxiliary characters are interesting Poor Dawn and her knitting The topic of PTSD is a timely one and there are few novels about it DB s delinuency and foster placements are realistic and add another dimension to the understanding of how PTSD can affect families Weaknesses I ve been lately thinking about how different the 1980s were from today and there were few historical details I would have almost preferred the story be set in the modern day While the level of details in Hood s She Loves You are exemplary there s something to be said for inclusion of details about food clothing technology current events and popular media to set a story firmly in a time periodWhat I really think This has a good cover and I need stories about military families so I will purchase this for next Hers to Protect year

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“came home different” or why her Ma stays locked in her room for days or how come they had to sell the house Lyndie grew up in and move in with her strict grandparents And Lyndie’s grandma Lady is determined to mold Lyndie into a “nice” southern girl who knows how to keep uiet about family secrets An extraordinary book that proves over and over just what can be accomplished in middle grade Lyndie s life isn t easy She has to navigate around and through friends and family who don t always make the road easy Her parents are suffering deeply and her grandmother Lady values the Hawkins s privacy above all else And that disconnect between what Lyndie is going through and what she is allowed to confront and share leaves her alone in ways than oneAlone but not powerless With her bright relentless spirit she brings people together where she can Heals wounds where she can Learns truths where she canTHE TRUE HISTORY OF LYNDIE B HAWKINS is a story about the enduring comfort of family and friends even those facing lingering and deep rooted challenges But if there s anyone you want on your side through the good times and the bad it s Lyndie Hawkins