Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with the loss of his mother, relocating from Alabama to Chicago as part of the Great Migration, and being bullied.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Single parent; Family member death; Race discrimination; Immigrants and refugees; single father; death of a mother; racism; prejudice; migration; migrant child; migrant family
Audie Award, 2019, Finalist, Middle Grade
Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2019, Honor, Author
Cybils Awards, 2018, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2019, Winner
bullying; Great Migration; Alabama; Chicago, Illinois; public library; poetry; Langston Hughes
Cline-Ransome, Lesa, "Finding Langston" (2018). Diverse Families. 1874.