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Ister Dion ran away to escape their abusive father Now disguised as boys Lena and Multicultural books are about different places around the world or people with different cultures than the reader It can be in any form from a graphic novel to realistic fiction My multicultural book was called Lena by Jacueline Woodson It was about two sisters who have an abusive father who doesn t really take care of them or worry about them One day the two sisters leave their home and begin on a journey to find a better life They were sad to leave their friends but knew it was the right thing to do In this book you will hear about their journey and where they end up living the rest of their lives Lena was not very long and it definitely holds your attentionI thought this book was very interesting to read because there were a lot of details and it made you feel for them The author seemed to understand what it was like because she really described their thoughts and emotions It was sad but very intriguing and thought provoking While reading this book you should expect to learn a lot about what it s like living on your own and having to be completely in charge at such a young age I thought this book was very well written and interesting because it explains a different kind of life than my own I will definitely read multicultural books because I thought it was very interesting to learn about other people s lives or cultures If you are interested in learning about other people s lives and thought provoking stories you would love the book Lena by by Jacueline Woodson

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Lena Author Jacqueline Woodson

Dion search for their mother's relatives unable to afford to make even one mistake 13 year old Lena takes her little sister Dion and runs away from their abusive father hitchhiking in the wintertime from Ohio to Kentucky Their goal is to reach their dead mother s hometown hoping to find some of her family there that would take them in As they travel Lena uses all of her intelligence to protect herself and Dion as best she can Compassionate strangers help them as well from a truck driver who gives them money to a waitress who tells them that she understands exactly what s happened to them When Miz Lily picks them up she takes them home with her and although she sees straight through the lies Lena tells to protect them Miz Lily lets the girls come to trust her on their own terms and see that friends can become family Courage kindness and compassion for others are key to this beautifully written tale that will leave you thinking about it long after you close the book 7th grade and up

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At the end of I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This Marie's friend Lena and her little s GenreCategory Jacueline WoodsonThis book follows the story of Lena and her sister as they run away from their sexual abusive father to find their mother s family halfway across the country As they travel they meet all kinds of people and begin realizing that those who loved them the most were the ones they left behind I enjoyed the plot of this novel It was a uick read although it did drag in a few places for me and left me with a lot of hope Woodson seems to look at the good in people in this novel including the truck drivers police officers waitresses etc that helped the two young girls on their journey Because of the ages of the two main characters this novels seems like a middle grade novel but really reads like a YA novel The issues involved and the coming to age storyline make it for suitable for teens For teens who are especially going through a hard time or who are dealing with problems at home this books may give them hope because they can relate to Lena and see the positive outcome of her journey


10 thoughts on “Lena Author Jacqueline Woodson

  1. says:

    I read this middle school book to determine if I felt it was a good choice for a very smart third grade girl It's about some difficult issues but they are handled uite well and provide an opportunity for parents to discuss a difficult but important issue for youngsters abuseLena and Dion are 13 and 9 Their mother died a

  2. says:

    GenreCategory Jacueline WoodsonThis book follows the story of Lena and her sister as they run away from their sexual abusive father to

  3. says:

    Shifting gears from two books recently read that lacked depth and were trite and emotionless this stellar book by Woodson was an insightful story of two young girls who tragically were abused by their father after the death of their motherWhen Lena the oldest child learns that her younger sister is becoming the t

  4. says:

    Multicultural books are about different places around the world or people with different cultures than the reader It can be in any form from a graphic novel to realistic fiction My multicultural book was called Lena by Jacueline Woodson It was about two sisters who have an abusive father who doesn’t really take care of them or worry about them One day the two sisters leave their home and begin on a journey t

  5. says:

    Lena by Jacueline WoodsonJACUELINE WOODSONAfter the death of their mother 13 year old Lena runs away with her 8 year old sister Dion in an attempt to save Dion from the inappropriate touching she has suffered at the hands

  6. says:

    This story is about Lena a 13 year old who runs away from home with her little sister Dion after their mother's death They are trying to escape their abusive father and want to make it to their mother's hometown although they both know that none of her family members will be willing to take them in The story is really abo

  7. says:

    13 year old Lena takes her little sister Dion and runs away from their abusive father hitchhiking in the winter

  8. says:

    My least favorite book so far Lena is a simple story and perhaps in my uest to finish thirty books in six weeks I picked one of Woodson's less reputable books Lena is about a young girl who takes her sister and trecks across the country to get away from an abusive father but doesn't really make it all that far The writing was fine but not e

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    This one is the companion book to I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This which I finished yesterday I wasn't uite as moved by this one for whatever reason although Lena's sister Dion was a super fantastic character who I adored So in this one Lena and Dion are on the road They're hitch hiking pretending to be boys when they're picked up by a man and walking away from a ride whenever their instincts say to which is a

  10. says:

    I think I'd rather have my heart broke than do the breaking Lena P 29 I absolutely adored this continuation of one of the greatest books I have ever read I Hadn't Meant to Tell You this In her style that I treasure so much Jacueline Woodson lays out yet another masterpiece continuing the story from the original and totally convinci