New York : Farrar, Straus,
and Giroux, 2004.
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is not looking great for Celie. Its 1943 and there's a war on.
Even though the war is being fought across the ocean, Celie can't help
worrying about the possibility of it coming to Massachusetts. Her
brother can't wait to enlist and go to war. And her best friend has
moved away. But then her father brings home a surprise. A little
monkey all the way from India. Celie instantly fall in love with
her new pet and now things aren't so lonely. But Charley the monkey
is a real handful.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Fiction.
Rhesus monkey -- Fiction.
Monkeys -- Fiction.
Family life -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
Gloucester (Mass.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
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