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Genius Jolene

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  • Publisher:
    Orca Book Publishers, 2020
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
  • Publisher:
    BC Libraries Cooperative, 2021
    Note: This book was produced with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component

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  • Date:
    Created
    2020
    Summary:

    On her annual trip in her father’s 18-wheeler, eight-year-old Jolene is headed to Los Angeles on a six-day road trip to deliver some newsprint with her dad. Just like last year, they tell each other stories and listen to music. They also keep up their favorite tradition: critiquing one type of food at every stop. This time it’s onion rings.But this year is also different. Unlike last year, Jolene’s parents are no longer together. They split up when her father came out as gay. These are big changes for Jolene, but she is spunky and smart and has a good heart. She’s ready for new adventures and to stand up for what’s right—both on and off the road.

    Original Publisher: Victoria, Orca Book Publishers
    Language(s): English
    Collection(s)/Series: BC and Yukon Book Prizes 2021