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Trowbridge Road

Author: Marcella Pixley
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2020 ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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It's the summer of '83 on Trowbridge Road, and June Bug Jordan is hungry. Months after her father's death from complications from AIDS, her mother has stopped cooking and refuses to leave the house, instead locking herself away to scour at the germs she believes are everywhere. June Bug threatens this precarious existence by going out into the neighborhood, gradually befriending an imaginative boy who is living with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Bildungsromans
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcella Pixley
ISBN: 1536207500 9781536207507
OCLC Number: 1112898091
Awards: Massachusetts Book Awards Honors, 2021
Description: 304 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Marcella Pixley.

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It's the summer of '83 on Trowbridge Road, and June Bug Jordan is hungry. Months after her father's death from complications from AIDS, her mother has stopped cooking and refuses to leave the house, instead locking herself away to scour at the germs she believes are everywhere. June Bug threatens this precarious existence by going out into the neighborhood, gradually befriending an imaginative boy who is living with his Nana Jean after experiencing troubles of his own. But as June Bug's connection to the world grows stronger, her mother's grows more distant - even dangerous - pushing June Bug to choose between truth and healing and the only home she has ever known.

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