Ouida Sebestyen

Finalist, National Book Awards 1981
Finalist, 1980 National Book Awards
Winner, 1982 National Book Awards

Young-adult writer Ouida Sebestyen was a two-time Finalist for the National Book Award.
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Far From Home

cover of Far From Home by Ouida Sebestyen

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Words by Heart

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ISBN 9780440413462 Yearling / Little Brown and Company

Lena can recite the Scriptures by heart. Hoping to make her adored Papa proud of her and to make her white classmates notice her "Magic Mind," not her black skin, Lena vows to win the Bible-quoting contest. More about this book >

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Ouida Sebestyen

Young-adult writer Ouida Sebestyen was a two-time Finalist for the National Book Award.

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