Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Twelve Tribes of Hattie

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis is the story of Hattie from 1925 to 1980 as she escapes Georgia and settles in Philadelphia seeking a better life for herself and her family. This is a compassionate portrait of a family hardened and scattered by circumstance, of a mother who vows  to raise her children to be prepared to live in a world of difficulty, a world that is unkind and unloving.   This is an emotional page turner that describes the glorious resilience of the human spirit! -Aurora


The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson

The Grace of Silence: A Family Memoir by Michele Norris

Kindred by Octavia Butler

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