Personal Name: Les Becquets, Diane. Download book The stones of Mourning Creek, Diane Les Becquets.
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The Stones of Mourning Creek by Diane Les Becquets is a young adult book set in 1960s Alabama exploring racial tension in the Deep South. Home Books The Last Woman In The Forest Breaking Wild Season of Ice Love, Cajun Style The Stones of Mourning Creek About Events Contact. Some women are born wild. The Stones of Mourning Creek.
The Stones of Mourning C. .has been added to your Cart. This book is told in the voice of a 14 year white old girl. She has recently lost her mother to a fall, and her father is drinking a lot and very neglectful. Diane Les Becquets has woven a story of friendships that cross the cultural and racial divide.
Ages 12 and up. In Alabama in the 1960s, fourteen-year-old Francie develops a controversial and dangerous friendship with a "colored girl" her own age. Young Adult.
A beautifully written book by Diane Les Becquets, The Stones of Mourning Creek is a worthwhile read for people of any age. It's written for a teen audience, but older children and adults could easily enjoy this book as well. She yells for help as the poison spreads through her body, knowing that there is no one around to hear her on the lonely creek.
Like the others, Les Becquets deals with a small-town community. Spring Gap, Alabama, in 1966, however, is not a heart-warming or quirky town, but an insidious one, where civil rights have not yet reached and in which residents remain silent out of fear of retaliation from the sheriff and his posse.
by Diane Les Becquets. I've always liked mysteries but I'm not too fond of sappy "let's all have a good sob" novels. So when I read THE STONES OF MOURNING CREEK, I was puzzled. What was I to think of this emotional novel entwined with a mystery? It turns out the novel wasn't what I expected.
Used availability for Diane Les Becquets's The Stones of Mourning Creek. April 2008 : USA Library Binding. September 2005 : USA Paperback.