A SEASON FOR MANGOES
New York : Clarion, 2005.
IL K-3, RL 3.3
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is to be Sareen's first sit-up and she is very nervous. A sit-up
is a Jamaican custom of honoring a loved one who has recently died.
Sareen's Nana has died and Sareen must stand up in front of a great many
people to tell her stories. Others go first and tell wonderful tales
of Nana and her love of life. When the time comes for Sareen to speak,
she just can't. Will she finally be able to talk? And what
tales can she tell?
Stage fright -- Fiction.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Fiction.
Grandmothers -- Fiction.
Storytelling -- Fiction.
Blacks -- Jamaica -- Fiction.
Jamaica -- Fiction.
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