Up from the Blue
By Susan Henderson
(ONEWorld Publications, Paperback, 9781851688432)
Publication Date: May 2011
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An imaginative young girl struggles to make sense of her mother's mysterious disappearance, in this novel set in 1975, against the backdrop of school busing, desegregation, and early feminism.
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- Up From the Blue features a frame story (a story within a story). How do the chapters about grown Tillie enrich the story of 8-year-old Tillie? How would the novel be different if the author had only written about young Tillie?