Feathers (Prebound)

By Jacqueline Woodson

Turtleback Books, 9780606146548, 118pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2010



Nobody knows what to make of the new boy in Frannieas class. Not only does he look different, but heas kind to everyone, he refuses to fight, and he doesnat even seem to mind when the other kids nickname him Jesus Boy. But as winter progresses, Frannie realizes that sheas starting to see a whole lot of things in a new light: her brotheras deafness, her motheras fear, her friend Samanthaas faith, their classmate Trevoras anger, and her own desire for hopeaathe thing with feathers.a And itas all because of Jesus Boyas differences . . . and his friendship.