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New York : Farrar, Straus
and Giroux, 2004.
year is 1964. Jessie and her family are starting an adventure. Daddy
wants to move the family to Lincoln, Nebraska from their home in Alabama.
There are better jobs there. And better schools for the children.
But Jessie doesn't want to go. She likes it in Alabama. Her
friends are there. What awaits the family as they set out in their
lemon yellow station wagon in search of a better life?
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