Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Bridget Zinn Auction: Overlooked Gems #5

The response to our appeal to help librarian and YA author Bridget Zinn has been truly outstanding. But there are still a few gems on the auction block that have not received the attention they deserve! I'll be spotlighting a few in the run-up to the auction's completion on May 30.

Overlooked Gem #5:

Pat will sign these books to the winning bidder

sundSun Dance at Turtle Rock: _When bi-racial Cody visits his estranged white grandfather in the Allegheny foothills he discovers adventure, some prejudice and the bond that exists beyond superficial differences. Easy read for 8-12. A NewYork public library “best” book.

cassCassandra Robbins, Esq. _ — Romance. 12-adult. Bi-racial Cass, a teenager, adopted at birth by a white family, has to figure out who she is before she can choose between an African-American and white boy. A NewYork public library “best book.”

GUIGC cover shotGrowing Up Italian in God’s Country: Stories From the Wilds of Pennsylvania_ details the struggles and triumphs of the author’s immigrant family from 1890 to 1950 in rural Potter County, Pa. where both grandfathers and a maternal great-grandfather took part in the logging boom.

don't Kiss Me Goodbye!Don’t Kiss Me Goodbye! I’m Going With You is a collection of amusingnewspaper columns on rearing children plus sections on family recipes and previously published fiction. A companion to Growing Up Italian in God’s Country.

Value: $50

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