What Momma Left Me
After the death of their mother, thirteen-year-old Serenity Evans and her younger brother go to live with their grandparents, who try to keep them safe from bad influences and help them come to terms with what has happened to their family. Includes recipe for red velvet cake.
Family Relationships; Family member death; Legal guardianship; death of a mother; grandparents raising grandchildren
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2011
50 Books about Grief and Loss, 2011
Alabama Camellia Children's Choice Award, 2011-2012, Nominee
bereavement; orphans; baking; murder; school; church
Watson, Renee, "What Momma Left Me" (2010). DIVerse Families. 815.