For Lamb

Title For Lamb
Names Cline-Ransome, Lesa.
Book Number DB113112
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Books
Annotation "An interracial friendship between two teenaged girls goes tragically wrong in this powerful historical novel set in the Jim Crow South. For Lamb follows a family striving to better their lives in the late 1930s Jackson, Mississippi. Lamb's mother is a hard-working, creative seamstress who cannot reveal she is a lesbian. Lamb's brother has a brilliant mind and has even earned a college scholarship for a black college up north- if only he could curb his impulsiveness and rebellious nature. Lamb herself is a quiet and studious girl. She is also naive. As she tentatively accepts the friendly overtures of a white girl who loans her a book she loves, she sets a off a calamitous series of events that pulls in her mother, charming hustler uncle, estranged father, and brother, and ends in a lynching." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers.
Narrator Collier, Tyla.
Free, Kevin R.
Smith, Jaime Lincoln.
Graham, Dion.
Pean, Angel.
Lee, Rebecca Hagan.
Cline-Ransome, Lesa.
Local Subject Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Fiction - YF
Adult Fiction - AF
Adult Book - AD
Historical Fiction - HISF
Family Chronicles - FAMF
Medium Length Book - MD
Commercial Audio - CA
Staff Picks - Young Adult - YASP
Historical Fiction - U.S - HUSF
Homosexuality - GLBT Fiction - GLBTF
Audience Notes "An interracial friendship between two teenaged girls goes tragically wrong in this powerful historical novel set in the Jim Crow South. For Lamb follows a family striving to better their lives in the late 1930s Jackson, Mississippi. Lamb's mother is a hard-working, creative seamstress who cannot reveal she is a lesbian. Lamb's brother has a brilliant mind and has even earned a college scholarship for a black college up north- if only he could curb his impulsiveness and rebellious nature. Lamb herself is a quiet and studious girl. She is also naive. As she tentatively accepts the friendly overtures of a white girl who loans her a book she loves, she sets a off a calamitous series of events that pulls in her mother, charming hustler uncle, estranged father, and brother, and ends in a lynching." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers.
Local Subject Not Available For Subject Selection - NAS
LC Subject Lesbians - Fiction
Women dressmakers - Fiction
Jackson (Miss.) - Fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Lesbian fiction
Fiction
Call Number 813.6 YFI
Language English
Released 2023
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Dreamscape Media 2023
Original Publication Reissue of: Unabridged. [Holland] : Dreamscape Media, 2023. 9781666631708
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