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My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt

In this book set in the 1950s in Saitter, Louisiana, twelve-year-old Tiger Ann Parker, the normal child of “slow parents" (their words), tells the story of the summer she learns to accept the challenges her parents present.

  • Age Range: 9 - 12 years
  • Publisher: Square Fish; Reprint edition (February 15, 2011)
  • ISBN-10: 0312660952
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312660956

The Twelve Days of Christmas in Louisiana (The Twelve Days of Christmas in America) by Jean Cassels and illustrated by Lynne Avril Cravath

Paul learns how to celebrate Christmas New Orleans' style.


Mr. Williams by Karen Barbour

This picture biography describes life in rural Louisiana through the tales of Mr. Williams.

  • Age Range: 6 - 10 years
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); 1st edition (September 1, 2005)
  • ISBN-10: 0805067736
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805067736


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Roberta Gibson 2020