Join the Hiawassee Book Club to discuss our book selection, "Red at the Bone" by Jacqueline Woodson. Two families from different social classes are joined together by an unexpected pregnancy and the child that it produces. As the book opens in 2001, it is the evening of sixteen-year-old Melody's coming of age ceremony in her grandparents' Brooklyn brownstone. Watched lovingly by her relatives and friends, making her entrance to the music of Prince, she wears a special custom-made dress. But the event is not without poignancy. Sixteen years earlier, that very dress was measured and sewn for a different wearer: Melody's mother, for her own ceremony -- a celebration that ultimately never took place
Virtual access to this title is available through Overdrive in both eBook and Audiobook formats.
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Overdrive E-book: https://ocls.overdrive.com/media/4630264
Overdrive audio: https://ocls.overdrive.com/media/4618040
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Recommended Audience: Adults