Mama's Going to Buy You a Mockingbird

by Jean Little

During and following his father's illness and death, Jeremy is overwhelmed by... read more

During and following his father's illness and death, Jeremy is overwhelmed by his own confusion and grief. His growing friendship with Tess causes his universe to widen. Although often melancholic in tone, the story is realistic in important ways often overlooked in novels with this theme. (Ages 11-14)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1985

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