Baby of the Family

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991 - Fiction - 265 pages
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An evocative, delicately comic story of a girl’s coming of age. From the moment of her birth in a rural black hospital in Georgia, Lena McPherson is recognized as a special child, with the power to see ghosts and predict the future. Named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times.

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User Review  - Ramona Terry - Goodreads

This is hands down one of my favorite books. I must've read it at least 5 times. The story telling is so good that it never gets old. I really really really LOVE this book. Read full review

Review: Baby of the Family (Harvest Book)

User Review  - Natasha - Goodreads

I have had this book for many years and never finished it. I think it was too "old" for me when I received it because now that I've read it I wouldn't recommend this book for a child/tween. It was a ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Tina McElroy Ansa is the author of Ugly Ways, The Hand I Fan With, and You Know Better. A frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, and Atlanta Journal-Constitution, she can be seen on the CBS News Sunday Morning segment "Postcards from Georgia." She lives with her husband on St. Simons Island, Georgia.

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