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If You Come Softly

Jacqueline Woodson


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/5/2018)
Paperback (1/7/2010)
Hardcover (3/6/2018)
Library Binding, Large Print (12/2/2020)
Hardcover (9/28/1998)
Paperback (12/2/2010)
Paperback (6/22/2006)
Prebound (1/7/2010)
Prebound (12/1/2006)


Both Elisha (Ellie) and Jeremiah (Miah) attend Percy Academy, a private school where neither quite fits in. Ellie is wrestling with family demons, and Miah is one of the few African American students. The two of them find each other, and fall in love -- but they are hesitant to share their newfound happiness with their friends and families, who will not understand. At the end, life makes the brutal choice for them: Jeremiah is shot and killed, and Ellie now has to cope with the consequences..

Turtleback Books, 9781417748846, 181pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2010