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6 edition of Come a Stranger (The Tillerman Series #5) found in the catalog.

Come a Stranger (The Tillerman Series #5)

by Cynthia Voigt

  • 61 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Simon Pulse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Clergy,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - General,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • General,
  • Juvenile Fiction / General,
  • Afro-Americans

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTillerman
    The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7728669M
    ISBN 10068980444X
    ISBN 109780689804441

    A dashed dream leads to a rash decision in the fifth installment of Cynthia Voigt's Tillerman cycle. Mina Smiths lives to dance so her scholarship to ballet camp seems like a dream come true. She doesn't even mind being the only black girl in the troupe that is until she is told she ll never be a classical dancer. It's then that Mina begins to face some difficult truths about race and identity. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

    Come a Stranger () Sons from Afar () Seventeen Against the Dealer () The series does not follow a strict chronological order. Dicey's Song, A Solitary Blue, and Come a Stranger are interlocked and overlap. The Runner is a standalone novel and the events in it take place about ten years before Homecoming. Synopsis. Editions for Come a Stranger: X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published i Cited by: 1.

    The book opens with the little black girl who loves dancing, getting a scholarship to a summer dance camp, where she is the only black. She doesn't mind. But the next summer when she goes, she is made quite aware of how different she is, and she is eventually sent home. This is a key event in Mina's life.4/5(4).   Title: Come a Stranger Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: J Publisher: Language: English.


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Come a Stranger (The Tillerman Series #5) by Cynthia Voigt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Come a Stranger is a book that I would probably never reread, but still is a good book about describing a utopian peace/5. This book in Voigt's Tillerman cycle isn't as powerful as DICEY'S SONG or A SOLITARY BLUE, but it holds its own with the the others.

The only book in the cycle with an African-American narrator, like A SOLITARY BLUE, COME A STRANGER offers an outsider's perspective on the close-knit Tillerman family. Well worth by: 1. Come a Stranger is a strong, beautifully written novel.

Changing the focus from Dicey to her first friend, Mina, I truly learned a lot from this book about commitment, true love, connections between strangers, talent, and a struggling African-AMerican girl coming /5(7). This book in Voigt's Tillerman cycle isn't as powerful as DICEY'S SONG or A SOLITARY BLUE, but it holds its own with the the others.

The only book in the cycle with an African-American narrator, like A SOLITARY BLUE, COME A STRANGER offers an outsider's perspective on the close-knit Tillerman family.

Well worth reading/5(28). Come a Stranger. By Cynthia Voigt. Grades. Genre. Fiction Although devastated when she is asked to leave an exclusive Connecticut ballet school, Mina Smiths finds solace in her friendship with Tamer Shipp, the summer minister, and learns about his own difficult adolescence, Harlem ministry, and family fifth book in the.

Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal for Dicey’s Song, the Newbery Honor Award for A Solitary Blue, and the National Book Award Honor for Homecoming, all part of the beloved Tillerman is also the author of many other celebrated books for middle grade and teen readers, including Izzy, Willy-Nilly and was awarded the Margaret A.

Edwards Award in Book Edition: Reprint. In another fine novel about Crisfield, Md., Voigt tells of the growing up of Mina Smiths, fondly remembered as the girl who brilliantly defended Dicey Tillerman when the English teacher accused her of plagiarism (in Dicey's Song), and for her friendship with Tamer Shipp (of The Runner).

Mina is a vibrant protagonist: super-bright, self-assured, likable. At 11, she's a Author: Cynthia Voigt. Come Love a Stranger and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(). There Will Come a Stranger book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Probably Harold and Robert and their wives did not mean to turn /5. The Stranger is a perplexing book: on the surface, the story and writing are simple and straightforward; yet what exactly lies underneath this surface is difficult to decipher.

We can all agree that it is a philosophical novel; yet many readers, I suspect, are left unsure what the philosophical lesson was.4/5(K). "Come A Stranger" is about Mina, one of Dicy's friends. It deals a lot with being black about years after slavery ended in America.

Cynthia Voigt does an incredible job of truly letting the reader in to the emotions of the characters. It's also very unique how each book in the series doesn't necessarily go in order of : Dorothy Rivers. The Tillerman books: Homecoming; Dicey's Song; A Solitary Blue; The Runner; Come a Stranger; Sons from Afar; Seventeen Against the Dealer.

» Select a book cover above for more about the book's characters and author's inspiration. With both parents gone, the four Tillerman children—Sammy, Maybeth, James and Dicey. Come a Stranger Summary. There are times when there is nothing ten-year-old Wilhemina Smiths can do but dance.

Her body demands it; the music inside her head demands it. So skilled is she at ballet, she is awarded a scholarship to a summer dance camp for the gifted. Mina, as she is called, is the only black child at the camp.

Come a Stranger. Published by User, 18 years ago. Mina Smith loves dancing, and when she gets accepted to the summer ballet school she thinks all of her dreams have come true. When she arrives at the school, she is the only black girl there.5/5(5). The book Come a Stranger, by Cynthia Vogit is a inspiring book about growing up.

The main character Mina Smiths, loves ballet and is very good at it. Her dream is to become a professional ballet dancer, a big problem though, is that she's black. This book in Voigt's Tillerman cycle isn't as powerful as DICEY'S SONG or A SOLITARY BLUE, but it holds its own with the the others.

The only book in the cycle with an African-American narrator, like A SOLITARY BLUE, COME A STRANGER offers an outsider's perspective on the close-knit Tillerman family.

Well worth reading/5(24). Come a Stranger Cynthia Voigt, Author, Stan Berenstain, Author Fawcett Books $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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McGrady's intention was to write a book that was both deliberately terrible and contained a lot of descriptions of sex, to. Come a Stranger Cynthia Voigt, Author Simon Pulse $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. Young Fredle Buy this book A young African American dancer. Come a Stranger by Cynthia Voigt in FB2, FB3, TXT download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and %().

Come a Stranger - Ebook written by Cynthia Voigt. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Come a Stranger/5(6).This book in Voigt's Tillerman cycle isn't as powerful as DICEY'S SONG or A SOLITARY BLUE, but it holds its own with the the others.

The only book in the cycle with an African-American narrator, like A SOLITARY BLUE, COME A STRANGER offers an outsider's perspective on the close-knit Tillerman family.

Well worth reading/5(23).Tillerman Cycle Series 7 primary works • 7 total works With both parents gone, the four Tillerman children Sammy, Maybeth, James and Dicey, who at 13 is the oldest and the one responsible have to find a place where they can live together and, once they have done that, they have to learn how to be there, how to live their own lives and grow up Author: Cynthia Voigt.