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Coming On Home Soon

(2004)
A Picture Book by

 
 
It is wartime, and "colored women" are being hired in Chicago to fill in for the men who are off fighting. Ada Ruth is left with her grandmother while her mother takes a job washing trains. Ada Ruth watches for the postman and adopts a stray cat to fill the endless days until her mother finally writes that she will be "coming on home soon."

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

October 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Coming on Home Soon (Caldecott Honor Book)
Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN: 0-399-23748-8 / 978-0-399-23748-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Coming on Home Soon
Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN: 0-14-241478-6 / 978-0-14-241478-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Coming on Home Soon
Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN: 0-439-80810-3 / 978-0-439-80810-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
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2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: Coming On Home Soon
Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN: 0-439-80595-3 / 978-0-439-80595-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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