Ernestine, the young heroine of Back Home, and her great-aunt Odessa often ride the trolley to the railroad station to watch the trains from North Carolina come in. When Ernestine finally travels on a train to the place of her birth, everyone in her family sacrifices something to make her trip possible. Gloria Jean and Jerry Pinkney together depict family warmth as bright as sunshine.
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About Gloria Jean Pinkney
Gloria Jean Pinkney was born in Lumberton North Carolina where she set her first book BackHome. While attending high school in Philadelphia she met her husband illustrator JerryPinkney who attributes much of his success to her long-standing involvement in hiswork.Over… More about Gloria Jean Pinkney
Published by Dial Books Jun 01, 1994| 32 Pages| 9 x 11| 4-8 years| ISBN 9780803711983