TITLE

Home AT LAST

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Rena; Webber, Dianne
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Scholastic Scope;3/26/2001, Vol. 49 Issue 14, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates the story of teenager Rena Johnson and her teacher, Laura Grigsby, who became her foster mother in Stanwood, Washington. Lack of proper schooling; Neglect and physical abuse from parents; Ambitions in life; Impact made by Grigsby on life's outlook of Johnson; Philosophy in life.
ACCESSION #
4245021

 

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