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Author: Dori Sanders
"Warmly engrossing...Sanders writes with wit and authority in this unusual gem of a love story." — CHICAGO TRIBUNE — Clover is a 10-year old black girl from a small town in South Carolina, whose life changes forever when her father dies and she is forced to forge a new relationship with the white stepmother she hardly knows. A beautiful, trenchant...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781439571040
ISBN-10: 143957104X
Publication Date: 11/5/2008
Pages: 183
Edition: Reprint

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Book Type: Library Binding
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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Very good childrens book, about a ten year old girl that I enjoyed even though I am a grandmom to a seven year old. Pat
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toni avatar reviewed Clover on + 351 more book reviews
This is a compelling story about change, toleration, and love, told through the eyes of a ten year old. Clover, a gifted, talented, and witty young girl experiences a terrible loss when her father is suddenly killed in an accident, leaving Clover to live with his new wife, who happens to be white and Clover happens to be black. The color of their skin is not the only thing they do not have in common. Learning to deal with differences whatever they may be, is a reoccurring theme in this story, and througout the book, Dori Sanders manages to capture these differences between the two with a great deal of humor. Although this book is very humorous at times, there are other points and places that will prick even the hardest of hearts causing a tear to fall here and there. Clover is a book that touches the heart, soul, and mind, and is definitely a book for all ages. It presents problems that everyone at some point in their lives has or will face. This story presents problems of childhood, change, death, and differences, while producing a positive remedy, which is love and understanding.
k9kutter64 avatar reviewed Clover on + 167 more book reviews
Sweet story told by Clover, a 10 year old who loses her dad and gains a stepmother. This is an easy read, a good book to curl up with on a rainy day.