Nobody's family is going to change

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In the world of children's literature, Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy and The Long Secret are widely recognized as epoch-making. They have been received by young readers, year after year, with excitement and love. The new Fitzhugh novel shares the vigorous sense of comedy and the unflinching fidelity to the real world that distinguished her earlier books. Many readers will feel, however, that Nobody's Family Is Going to Change is even finer than its predecessors. Willie, seven years old, wants to dance. Emma, his older sister, wants to be a lawyer. Is there something wrong with them? Or is there something wrong with their parents, whose dreams for their children, the ordinary dreams of New York's black middle class, have little to do with what the children want? For Willie won't stop dreaming of the day he will dance with his uncle Dipsey on Broadway, and Emma is determined that someday she will address a courtroom. In this novel, the work of a matchless storyteller , Emma finds an answer for children with families that will not change.
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subject_facet Families -- Fiction, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Fiction
title_display Nobody's family is going to change
title_full Nobody's Family is Going to Change, Nobody's family is going to change / Louise Fitzhugh, Nobody's family is going to change / by Louise Fitzhugh
title_short Nobody's family is going to change
topic_facet Families, Family life, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature