Flowers in the Sky

By Lynn Joseph
(Harper Teen, Hardcover, 9780060297947, 240pp.)

Publication Date: March 2013

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Description
Fifteen-year-old Nina immigrates from the Dominican Republic to New York to live with her older brother and must reconcile the realities of Washington Heights with the dreams of the U.S. her "mami" envisioned for her.



About the Author
Lynn Joseph was born in Trinidad and is the author of many picture books for children about her island home, including A Wave in Her Pocket, An Island Christmas, The Mermaid's Twin Sister, and Jump Up Time: A Trinidad Carnival Story. This is her second novel about the Dominican Republic, following her acclaimed book The Color of My Words, winner of the Americas Award. She has two sons, Jared and Brandt, and resides in New York and Bermuda.
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