Elvis stamp fans, take note: the author of Eighty-Eight Steps to September offers a nostalgic glimpse of The King's era, as Wanda Sue thrills to learn that her mother's musician boarder "went to school with old Elvis.
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THE DAY THAT ELVIS CAME TO TOWN By Jan Marino. 204 pp. Boston: Little, Brown & Company. Jan Marino's second novel for young readers, "The Day That Elvis Came to Town," is propelled by a terrific idea. Ages 10 and up). Set in the little town of Harmony, G. in 1964, the story is narrated by Wanda Sue Dohr, a white teen-ager who has had to give up her attic bedroom to boarders. Wanda, who now must function as housekeeper and waitress to her family's paying guests, is resentful, until Mercedes Washington, a warm and beautiful jazz singer, takes over her old room.
Wanda feels betrayed when her parents' glamorous boarder doesn't introduce her to Elvis Presley, and it takes a near-tragedy to reunite them and to help her face the truth about her family and herself. Geographic Name: Southern States Fiction. Rubrics: African Americans Fiction Prejudices Alcoholism. by Priest and priestess.
HarperCollins Publishers, 1993 - 204 sayfa. Thrilled about the upcoming visit by Elvis to her town, Wanda is certain that Wanda, the boarder living in her familys' house who claims to be a friend of Elvis, will introduce her to the King personally. Kullanıcılar ne diyor? - Eleştiri yazın. Her zamanki yerlerde hiçbir eleştiri bulamadık. Download The day that Elvis came to town : a novel by Jan Marino leave here couple of words about this book: Tags: Algebras Linear.
The Day That Elvis Came to Town: A Novel. As long as readers don't question why Nettie has never seen hot tapwater?and aren't irritated by the stereotypical depiction of Pa?they should enjoy this warm if simplistic novel. Eighty-Eight Steps to September. From School Library Journal. Grade 4-7?Since their parents died in an accident, 12-year-old Nettie and her younger brother John Peter have been shunted from relative to relative.
Are you sure you want to remove The day that Elvis came to town from your list? The day that Elvis came to town. 1st ed. by Jan Marino. Wanda feels betrayed when her parents' glamorous boarder doesn't introduce her to Elvis Presley, and it takes a near-tragedy to reunite them and to help her face the truth about her family and herself. JAMES PRINTER: A NOVEL OF REBELLION by Paul Samuel Jacobs. Wanda's family life is far from ideal in her small southern town in the 1960's until she convinces herself that a new boarder will help her meet Elvis Presley. A DEADLY GAME OF MAGIC by Joan Lowery Nixon. Apprenticed to become a printer, James Printer, a Nipmuck Indian, almost loses everything including his life when war breaks out between the English and the Indians in the late 1600s. Paterson - Jacob Have I Loved An interesting story of the intertwined lives of twins.