Coming on Home Soon
E. B. Lewis
G. P. Putnam's Sons
After Mama takes a job in Chicago during World War II, Ada Ruth stays with Grandma but misses her mother who loves her more than rain and snow.
Family Relationships; Single parent; Kinship care; single mother; grandmother raising granddaughter
Black (African American)
mother and grandmother
Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2005, Honor Book
Parents' Choice Award, 2004, Recommended, Picture Book
Randolph Caldecott Medal, 2005, Honor
World War II; Chicago; railroad; mail; letters; winter; snow; railroad cars; kitten
Woodson, Jacqueline, "Coming on Home Soon" (2004). Diverse Families. 1959.