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Peace, Locomotion

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Maura Gibson

on 20 September 2013

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Transcript of Peace, Locomotion

Peace, Locomotion
By: Jacqueline Woodson
Written By: Maura Gibson

Plot
Lonnie Collins Motion is writing letters to his little sister, Lilli, who is in a foster home. Lonnie is writing about his life and how he wants his foster brother, Jenkins to come home from the war. He also writes about how there should be peace in the world.
Characters
Lonnie, Lilli, Ms. Edna, Rodney, Jenkins, Lilli's foster mother (name is not mentioned in the book)
Conflict
Lonnie and Lilli's parents died in a fire when they were young, and they were put into two different foster homes because Ms. Edna (Lonnie's foster mother) does not want a girl.
Setting
Time: Modern Times
Place: Brooklyn, New York
Summary
Lonnie Collins Motion dreams of peace, love, and happiness for his little sister Lilli. He also wants peace in the whole world.
Resolution
Lonnie's foster brother Jenkins comes home,but only has one leg. Lonnie and Lilli do not see each other until they are 21 and 18 years old.
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