Louisiana’s way home
Kate DiCamillo, a two-time Newbery Medal winner, returns to tell her story, in which Louisiana fights the winds of fate (and Granny) to find a way home. Kate DiCamillo was born on March 25, 1964, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her other works include the Mercy Watson series and The Mirage.
What kind of book is Louisiana’s way home?
The story is gently told, with a focus on Louisiana’s longing for connection and observations about the people she meets on the road and in the small 1970s Georgia town, in language that is lovely in its plainspoken illuminations.
Who are Louisiana’s friends in Louisiana’s way home?
This time, however, things are different; this time, Granny intends for them to never return. Separated from her best friends, Raymie and Beverly, Louisiana battles fate (and Granny) to find a way home.
How old is Louisiana in Louisiana’s way home?
LOUISIANA’S WAY HOME begins in the fall of 1977, when 12-year-old Louisiana Elefante, last seen in Raymie Nightingale, is dragged from her Florida home at 3 a.m. on a road trip to unknown destinations by her crazy grandmother.
Is Raymie Nightingale a series?
Kate DiCamillo, a two-time Newbery Medalist, tells a story about discovering who you are and deciding who you want to be.
What is the main idea of Louisiana’s way home?
Louisiana Elefante returns in Kate DiCamillo’s beautiful follow-up to Raymie Nightingale, with themes of hope and redemption. DiCamillo’s genius is finding comedy in tragedy, humanity in darkness, and here, the spirited Louisiana Elefante meets loss head on and finds a way home.
What is the genre of Louisiana’s way home?
Suitable for ages 10 and up.
When was Louisiana’s way home published?
Louisiana’s Way Home is a story about discovering who you are u2014 and deciding who you want to be u2014 from two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo.