INTERMEDIATE FICTION
Rocklin, Joanne

Love, Penelope

(3) 4-6 Illustrated by Lucy Knisley. Ten-year-old Penny writes letters in her journal to her unborn baby sister detailing the challenges she's facing at school and in her family. The daughter of two mothers in the days leading up to the Supreme Court's ruling on marriage equality, Penny's loving heart and compassionate nature shine brightly. Strong characterization and a subplot about Penny's school heritage project add depth to this fast-moving family story.

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