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My Mother the Cheerleader


Author: Sharenow  Robert
Publisher: HarperCollins
Subject/Category: 7-12
Year Reviewed:: 2008
ISBN: 9780061148962
Review: Louise Collins, 13, lives in New Orleans in 1960 and attends the same school as Ruby Bridges. Louise's mother belongs to a group of mothers called "the cheerleaders" who harass Ruby each morning. When New Yorker, Morgan Miller, checks into the Collins' boarding house, Louise stumbles onto his mysterious past.

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