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When Kambia Elaine flew in from Neptune

Lori Aurelia Williams

When Kambia Elaine flew in from Neptune

by Lori Aurelia Williams

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Aladdin Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American neighborhoods -- Fiction,
  • African American girls -- Fiction,
  • Houston (Tex.) -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Shayla, an aspiring writer growing up in a poor section of Houston, can"t figure out the new girl next door, Kambia Elaine, who tells fantastic stories. She slowly realizes that Kambia Elaine needs help, but Shayla doesn"t know where to find it.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLori Aurelia Williams.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17742841M
    ISBN 100689845936, 0689824688
    OCLC/WorldCa47953401

    When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune and Shayla's Double Brown Baby Blues. Shayla Dubois Series. 2 primary works • 2 total works. Book 1. When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune. by Lori Aurelia Williams. Ratings 47 Reviews published 9 : Lori Aurelia Williams. Lori Aurelia Williams is the author of When Kambia Elaine Flew In from Neptune and Shayla's Double Brown Baby holds a master's degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was awarded both a James A. Michener Fellowship and a scholarship in creative writing.

    Set in the world of Williams's earlier fiction (When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune, , etc.) the plot is overlong, repetitious and rambling, while the pivotal marriage is given puzzlingly few pages. However, Maxine, through sheer force of character, holds readers' interest. Lori Aurelia Williams is a first-time YA novelist with WHEN KAMBIA ELAINE FLEW IN FROM NEPTUNE (Simon & Schuster, ). This interview was conducted via email in December What role did books play in your childhood? What were your favorites? When I was young books played a very big role in my life. I had asthma pretty bad as a child, and I would often spend weeks lying in bed with .

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In the beginning there is a huge conflict between Mama and Tia about Tia and being sexually active.4/5(46). Lori Aurelia Williams is the author of When Kambia Elaine Flew In from Neptune and Shayla's Double Brown Baby Blues.

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Told lyrically and gracefully by debut author Lori Aurelia Williams, "When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune" shows how complicated life can get when children are forced to grow up too quickly, while it also celebrates the bonds of a strong, loving family/5(2).

Told lyrically and gracefully by debut author Lori Aurelia Williams, When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune shows how complicated life can get when children are forced to grow up too quickly, while it also celebrates the bonds of a strong, loving family.

(Summary and cover courtesy of. The secrets and the shame of Kambia Elaine’s life stay hidden until her next door neighbor, Shayla, becomes a supportive friend that she confides in.

Lori Aurelia Williams’ When Kambia Elaine Flew in From Neptune, was the first book that I ever read where I identified with a character so deeply. Kambia Elaine’s story was similar to mine. When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune by Lori Aurelia Williams. 3 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Audio Excerpt from When Kambia Elaine Flew in from Neptune; Created by Books On Tape® / Listening Library Listen to the Recording () Share.

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This realistic book concerns itself with the inhabitants of Houston, Texas approximately years ago. Lori Aurelia Williams is the author of When Kambia Elaine Flew In from Neptune and Shayla's Double Brown Baby Blues.

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Her mother kicked her sister out of the house, her father has returned home after a long absence, and something is. When Kambia Elaine flew in from NeptuneSimon & Schuster in English - 1st ed.

When Kambia Elaine flew in from Neptune. New York: Simon & Schuster, © (OCoLC) Online version: Williams, Lori Aurelia. When Kambia Elaine flew in from Neptune. New York: Simon & Schuster, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Lori.

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