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Published by Putnam"s in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Interracial dating -- Juvenile fiction,
  • African Americans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Family -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Schools -- Juvenile fiction,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

After meeting at their private school in New York, fifteen-year-old Jeremiah, who is black and whose parents are separated, and Ellie, who is white and whose mother has twice abandoned her, fall in love and then try to cope with people"s reactions.

Edition Notes

StatementJacqueline Woodson.
GenreJuvenile fiction
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p. ;
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23244501M
ISBN 100698118626, 0399231129
LC Control Number97032212

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Free download or read online If You Come Softly pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in September 28th , and was written by Jacqueline Woodson. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.4/5. If You Come Softly, Jacqueline Woodson’s young adult novel, follows in the tradition of literary works about thwarted love. The title comes from the Audre Lorde poem of the same name which addresses absence and sorrow. If You Come Softly is about Jeremiah who is fifteen and black and Ellie who is fifteen and white. They meet at a private school and fall in love and then have to deal with how society treats them because they’re an interracial couple. If You Come Softly is a love story. The novel tells of two young people, Miah and Ellie, who fall in love unexpectedly and are preparing themselves to accept all that their love will mean to them and to the world, when their moment of possibility is tragically stolen.

Jan 07,  · If You Come Softly is a book that can truly open your eyes. One of the books main focus is race and relationships. It gives people a look into something that happens everyday. Jacqueline Woodson which is the author, took one of the biggest issues we still have today and made sure she got her message across with writing this book/5. Jun 22,  · If You Come Softly is a powerful story of interracial love that leaves readers wondering "why" and "if only" Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review4/5(24). If You Come Softly is a powerful story of interracial love that leaves readers wondering 'why' and 'if only '" About the Book A lyrical story of star-crossed love perfect for readers of The Hate U Give, by National Ambassador for Children’s Literature Jacqueline Woodson. If You Come Softly is a young adult romance novella writtien by Jacqueline Woodson. It was first published in by Penguin Books. It follows Elisha and Jeremiah, a Caucasian girl and an African-American boy who meet at a fancy high school. The book deeply covers the themes of love, prejudice, and racism. If You Come Softly is narrated by Ellie.