Set in the Appalachia in 1963, Livy Two has come to terms with the fact that her father is a changed man after being in a coma and so now, along with her eleven-year-old sister, Louisiana, she must find a way to take care of their father and their large mountain family.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Poverty; Physical disability; Neurological disorder; financial hardship; blind; blind child; traumatic brain injury; coma; amnesia; hallucinations
female child; female teenager
mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2007, Finalist, Middle Grade Fiction
SIBA Book Award, 2008, Finalist, Children (13-18)
Southern California Booksellers Association Book Award, 2007, Nominee, Children's Novel
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2008 Ages (9 to 12)
Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008, 2008
coming of age; artists; 1960s; car accident; North Carolina; brothers and sisters; working
Madden, Kerry, "Louisiana's Song" (2007). Diverse Families. 1633.