Peace, Locomotion Jacqueline Woodson.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Through letters to his little sister, who is living in a different foster home, sixth-grader Lonnie, also known as "Locomotion," keeps a record of their lives while they are apart, describing his own foster family, including his foster brother who returns home after losing a leg in the Iraq War.
    • Notes:
      Read by Dion Graham.
    • Notes:
      Compact discs.
    • ISBN:
      9781423397984 : CMD
      1423397983 : CMD
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  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      WOODSON, J.; GRAHAM, D. Peace, Locomotion. [s. l.]: Brilliance Audio, 2009. ISBN 9781423397984. Disponível em: Acesso em: 9 ago. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Woodson J, Graham D. Peace, Locomotion. Brilliance Audio; 2009. Accessed August 9, 2020.
    • APA:
      Woodson, J., & Graham, D. (2009). Peace, Locomotion. Brilliance Audio.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Woodson, Jacqueline, and Dion Graham. 2009. Peace, Locomotion. Brilliance Audio.
    • Harvard:
      Woodson, J. and Graham, D. (2009) Peace, Locomotion. Brilliance Audio. Available at: (Accessed: 9 August 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Woodson, J & Graham, D 2009, Peace, Locomotion, Brilliance Audio, viewed 9 August 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Woodson, Jacqueline, and Dion Graham. Peace, Locomotion. Brilliance Audio, 2009. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Woodson, Jacqueline, and Dion Graham. Peace, Locomotion. Brilliance Audio, 2009.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Woodson J, Graham D. Peace, Locomotion [Internet]. Brilliance Audio; 2009 [cited 2020 Aug 9]. Available from:


Booklist Reviews - Audio And Video Online Reviews 1991-2018

Lonnie Motion—orphan, foster child, and hero of National Book Award nominee Locomotion (available from Recorded Books)—is back. But this time, instead of writing his feelings in free verse (his sixth-grade teacher is a soul crusher who won't let him claim the title of poet), he expresses himself via letters to his younger sister Lili, who resides with a different foster family. Over and over the theme of illusive, quiet peace pops up: making peace with circumstances as well as longing for more universal peace after Lonnie's foster brother is severely wounded in Iraq. Graham excellently articulates both Lonnie's pain and his inherent optimism. It's a heartfelt performance grounded in the soulful, jazzy, street cadences of Brooklyn's African American neighborhoods. A particular pleasure is the way Graham puts a distinctive spin on Lonnie's end-of-letter sign-offs. Will especially appeal to fans of the earlier title, especially those looking for a quick, meaningful listen. Also available in Playaway ($34.99). Grades 4-7. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.