Alison Lohans
Picturing Alyssa
September 13, 2019 Comments.. 929
Picturing Alyssa Alison Lohans Who is the girl staring out of the old photograph Every time Alyssa Dixon looks at it, even by accident, she finds herself on an Iowa farm in 1931 The past is nothing like Alyssas unhappy life her mother severely depressed after the stillbirth of Alyssas baby sister escalating bullying by Brooklynne, a popular girl and a teacher who is unsympathetic toward Alyssas famiWho is the girl staring out of the old photograph Every time Alyssa Dixon looks at it, even by accident, she finds herself on an Iowa farm in 1931 The past is nothing like Alyssas unhappy life her mother severely depressed after the stillbirth of Alyssas baby sister escalating bullying by Brooklynne, a popular girl and a teacher who is unsympathetic toward Alyssas familys pacifist beliefs Why cant Alyssa live in the past with her new friend, Deborah Yet Alyssa is always pulled back to the present, where things only get worse Maybe the farm isnt so idyllic, though Deborahs mother is ill with a difficult pregnancy, and theres so much work A series of old family photos shows Alyssa unsettling things about Deborahs family things Deborah seems not to know Can Alyssa help the baby be born safely, and at the same time work through the overwhelming problems at home Shortlisted for the 2012 Saskatchewan Book Awards in two categories Children s Literature Award and Regina Book Award. Picturing Alyssa Who is the girl staring out of the old photograph Every time Alyssa Dixon looks at it even by accident she finds herself on an Iowa farm in The past is nothing like Alyssas unhappy life her mot
  • Title: Picturing Alyssa
  • Author: Alison Lohans
  • ISBN: 9781554889259
  • Page: 439
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Janice Dick says:

      I was intrigued by the cover of this young adult book, with its mix of contemporary and historical settings, as well as by the fact that I know and respect the author I was inspired by Alison Lohans ability to weave pertinent issues into the story, and by the fact that even across spans of time, life is full of similar challenges and difficulties And also peace and hope Even though Picturing Alyssa is a young adult book, I think it s enlightening and entertaining for readers of any age I can see [...]

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