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6 edition of My Louisiana Sky found in the catalog.

My Louisiana Sky

by Kimberly Holt

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  • 0 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7588610M
ISBN 100613228022
ISBN 109780613228022
OCLC/WorldCa228135853

Tiger Ann Parker wants nothing more than to get out of the rural town of Saitter, Louisiana - far away from her mentally disabled mother, her "slow" father who can't read an electric bill, and her classmates who taunt her. So when Aunt Dorie Kay asks Tiger to spend the summer with her in Baton Rouge, Tiger can't wait to go. My Louisiana Sky Teachers Guide. Before Reading: Make a Prediction. Why is this book called My Louisiana Sky and who do you think the girl on the cover will be? Make a Diary for each student to use throughout the book. This can be two pieces of construction paper with lined paper inside, a folder with lined paper, or a spiral notebook.

  My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). My Louisiana Sky is a Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Fiction. About the Author. Twenty three years ago Kimberly Willis Holt stopped talking about wanting to be a writer and started to pursue her dream. Because of her family's Louisiana roots she considers herself a southerner, but her father's military career took her to.

This story is told from the point of view of a girl with two mentally handicapped parents. It’s very touching, sincere and sweet. It makes the reader take time to think about the important things in life. My Louisiana Sky is probably best geared toward a 4/5(25). My Louisiana Sky By Kimberly Willis Holt - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. View the Complete Kimberly Willis Holt Book List. FictionDB is committed to providing the best possible fiction reference information. If you have any issues with the site, please don't hesitate.


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My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Holt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sixteen years ago, My Louisiana Sky met its first group of readers. Back then I volunteered at my daughter's school library. Those first readers were fourth-graders who gave me twenty minutes of their weekly book-searching time.

The story was in manuscript form and hadn't been sent out to potential publishers or by: 2. My Louisiana Sky was written by Kimberly Willis Holt. This book is about courage.

Tiger, the main character shows immense courage in everything she does. Without her courage she could not face the everyday difficulties of her life. The book is set in Saitter, Louisiana, just outside Baton Rouge, in /5.

My Louisiana Sky is a coming of age tale with a twist. Tiger Ann Parker is a girl experiencing the summer before seventh grade in a small Louisiana town.

Tiger begins to show signs of adolescence when her interests suddenly change from playing baseball with the boys to an interest in sophisticated.

My Louisiana Sky is a Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Fiction. Length: pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled Page Flip: Enabled Audible book: Audible book Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening to the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice /5(68).

The Paperback of the My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. under the vast promises of a Louisiana Sky.” —The Horn Book, Starred Review “An unusually auspicious debut.”/5(76).

My Louisiana My Louisiana Sky book is a Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book for Fiction. Golden Kite Award, Catholic Library Association Award, St. Katherine Drexel Award, Boston Globe-Horn Bk Award, Honor Bk, Louisiana Literary Award, IRA Young Adult Choices, Boston Globe - Horn Book Award, New Mexico Land of Enchantment, Texas Lone Star Reading List Cited by: 2.

Directed by Adam Arkin. With Juliette Lewis, Kelsey Keel, Shirley Knight, Amelia Campbell. A year-old girl re-evaluates her relationship with /10().

Free My Louisiana Sky study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more.

It is a novel filled with beautiful language and unforgettable characters, and the importance of family and Louisiana Sky is a Boston Globe - Horn Book Award Honor Book /5(20).

My Louisiana Sky "Folks around Saiter don't understand why parents would name their daughter Tiger." After Granny dies, Tiger Ann Parker wants nothing more than to get out of the rural town of Saitter, Louisiana - far away from her mentally disabled mother, her "slow" father who can't read an electric bill, and the classmates who taunt her.

New Hallmark Romance Movies My Louisiana Sky A year-old girl re-evaluates her relationship with her developmentally disabled parents. Credits: Hallmark Movies Director: Adam Arkin Writers. While its heart is unquestionably in the right place, My Louisiana Sky is ultimately so superficial, with a moral sense so predictable and yet so unbelievable, that the film is almost condescending.5/5(3).

In Louisiana in the s, twelve-year-old Tiger Ann struggles with her feelings about her stern, but loving grandmother, her mentally slow parents, and her good friend and neighbor, Jesse.

My Louisiana Sky the story takes place in a small country town named Saitter, Louisiana, in Tiger lives with her mom, dad, and grandma. Her grandma takes care of the household because her doughter Corrina and son-in-law Lonnie are what people there call "slow".

Resolution. "A Yearling book." Originally published: New York: Holt, c Growing up in Saitter, Louisiana, in the s, twelve-year-old Tiger Ann struggles with her feelings about her stern, but loving grandmother, her mentally slow parents, and her good friend and neighbor, JessePages: This comprehensive lesson plan includes 30 daily lessons, multiple choice questions, 20 essay questions, 20 fun activities, and more - everything you need to teach My Louisiana Sky.

Parents need to know that My Louisiana Sky is a moving film set in s rural Louisiana about a feisty year-old girl whose parents are mentally handicapped. As a coming-of-age movie based on the novel by Kimberly Wilis Holt, this is as much about Tiger Ann growing up as it is about her family life -- in the story, she has her first menstrual period and 4/5.

My Louisiana Sky - Ebook written by Kimberly Willis Holt. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read My Louisiana Sky/5(28).

Read My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt for free with a 30 day free trial. Read unlimited* books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Tiger Ann Parker wants nothing more than to get out of the rural town of Saitter, Louisiana--far away from her mentally disabled mother, her "slow" father who can't read an electric bill.

My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt This book is about a girl named Tiger Ann Parker who lives in the small town of Saitter, Louisiana. She may seem like a regular girl except for one thing, her parents are both mentally slow.

She gets teased at school by the other kids and her only friend is Jesse by: 2. My Louisiana Sky Theme Sometimes what you want can be changed by one simple change in your life.

An example of this in my novel could be when Tiger, who is the protagonist of the novel, is offered to move in with her Aunt Dorie Kay in Baton Rouge. But, once her grandmother passes.Find books like My Louisiana Sky from the world’s largest community of readers.

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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of My Louisiana Sky; Tiger Ann Parker lives with her grandmother and her parents in the small town of Saitter, Louisiana. Tiger is a straight A student which is surprising, because both her parents are.