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7 edition of Humming whispers found in the catalog.

Humming whispers

by Angela Johnson

  • 206 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Orchard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schizophrenia -- Fiction,
  • Mental illness -- Fiction,
  • Sisters -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Sophy fears that she will become like her older sister Nicole who has schizophrenia.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Angela Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.J629 Hu 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121 p. ;
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1099459M
    ISBN 100531068986, 0531087484
    LC Control Number94024223

      Humming Whispers describes heartbreak and joys of this family’s life. This was a very well written book. Not only does this novel discuss issues concerning mental illnesses, it also covers the struggles of African Americans (shown by Sophie, Nicole, and Aunt Shirley) and of Jewish persons (Miss Onyx).   When I was a kid, teaching myself to bird-watch, I would go out to the arboretum, and I found this one Anna’s hummingbird holding a territory.” Ornithologist Chris Clark ’s obsession with hummingbirds like the red-crowned Anna’s began with repeated visits to the University of Washington’s arboretum, in Seattle, at the age of

    Johnson's next young-adult novel, Humming Whispers, published in , tackled the difficult subject of mental illness. Sophy, fourteen years old and training to be a dancer, worries about her older sister, Nikki, who suffers from schizophrenia, a serious mental disorder that dramatically affects feelings, thoughts, and n: Angela Johnson (born J ) is an American writer of children's books and poetry, with over 40 books to her credit since beginning her writing career in Her children's picture books are simple yet poetic stories about African-American families, friendships, and common childhood experiences such as moving. Her books for older children revolve around similar Born: J (age 58), Tuskegee, Alabama.

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This book didn't really have much of a plot; it was more like a page description of a situation. The protagonist, fourteen-year-old Sophy, lives with her aunt and her older sister, Nikki. Sophy and Nikki are very close and both are dancers who /5(3).

This book didn't really have much of a plot; it was more like a page description of a situation. The protagonist, fourteen-year-old Sophy, lives with her aunt and her older sister, Nikki.

Sophy and Nikki are very close and both are dancers who 3/5. HUMMING WHISPERS User Review - Kirkus. The slow and melancholy stream of consciousness of Sophy, 14, whose life and thoughts revolve around her older sister, Nicole. The orphaned sisters live with. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Humming Whispers At four, Sophie thinks that her sister Nicole just does silly things.

At fourteen she realizes that the silly things are an illness that Nicole cannot control- schizophrenia. The slow and melancholy stream of consciousness of Sophy, 14, whose life and thoughts revolve around her older sister, Nicole. The orphaned sisters live with their aunt in a poor part of Cleveland -- a tight-knit African-American family, whose emotional burdens are shared by Nicole's devoted boyfriend and his neighbor, a Holocaust survivor.

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