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Ann Haywood Leal

Ann Haywood Leal

L. Banks

Ann Haywood Leal refuses to talk down to her young readers, instead tackling subjects—poverty, ...
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ANNIE PHILBRICK

Previous Booktalks by Ann Haywood Leal

December 4, 2012

A Finders-Keepers Place

Bank Square Books

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A Finders-Keepers Place

In a small town in the 1970s, 11-year-old Esther Page struggles to care for herself and her 8-year-old sister, Ruth. Their abusive, neglectful mother, Valley, suffers from untreated mental illness; their father, a preacher named Ezekiel, walked out ...
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