The Growing Rock

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  • Paperback
  • 197 pages
  • The Growing Rock
  • Susanna Lancaster
  • English
  • 07 November 2017
  • 1941861474

About the Author: Susanna Lancaster

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The Growing Rock Papa is a good liar he can tell a fib all the way from Ripley to Nashville to calm everyone down or make a situation seem better, including the Great Depression But the day he promises fourteen year old Caroline that everything will be okay when he leaves the farm to find work elsewhere, she isn t so sure After all, her favorite brother George told her something similar not long ago And no one has heard from him since Caroline has to believe George will come back Otherwise, she won t have the strength to do her share of the work while looking after her sickly little sister Phoebe and telling her hopeful stories about the Growing Rock that magically grows every summer But as time moves on, Caroline feels and discouraged When tragedy occurs that threatens to break the large family apart even , will Caroline give into the hopelessness that has consumed Mama The Growing Rock Harvard Square Editions , by debut author Susanna Lancaster, depicts the Great Depression era in a fresh light with striking historical details and transports readers of today to the world of 1937 Intended for early Young Adult readers, the book explores complex family dynamics and significant cross generational themes. New Read [ The Growing Rock ] author [ Susanna Lancaster ] –

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10 thoughts on “The Growing Rock

  1. Paige Green says:

    Rating 4.5 5Genre Upper Middle Grade YA Historical FictionRecommended Age 12 some slightly mature scenes, but nothing outrageous I was presented with a free copy of this book by the author in exchange for a review This did not sway my decisions in any manner.Papa is a good liar he can tell a fib all the wa...

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  3. OneMamaReads says:

    A startlingly beautiful coming of age story, set during the depression Caroline, 14 going on 60, is set to take care of her family farm while her father goes looking for work, while her older brother is missing, while her older sister disappears every day and night, while her younger sister is sick, and her mother refuses to leave her room.This novel throws hardship...

  4. Sabrina says:

    This tender story of a family torn apart during the Great Depression will leave readers cheering for the indomitable spirit of Caroline as she struggles to understand the flawed and wonderful characters who make up her world Unflinchingly honest and heart wrenchi...

  5. Millie Brown says:

    This is a heartwarming story that depicts life in the South during the Great Depression The struggles told here are real, and older readers can fully relate to this simpler, yet difficult, time in America s history Young adult readers, the intended audience, will gain an understanding and appreciation for a time when families had few materialistic possessions and luxuries Forced to face life s struggles and heartaches at an ear...