The Secret of Gumbo Grove

by Eleanora Tate

Publisher: Tandem Library

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • People & Places - United States - African-American,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Afro-Americans,
  • Mystery and detective stories
The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9846184M
ISBN 100833526065
ISBN 109780833526069

In , when I began writing The Secret of Gumbo Grove, I couldn’t find quality fiction books about contemporary South Carolina African American children, and certainly none that took place in Horry and Georgetown Counties. I couldn’t find children who could tell me names of people they thought were famous in Horry County, either. In The Secret of Gumbo Grove and Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!, the first two novels of a trilogy about coastal South Carolina, Tate looks behind the curtain of double consciousness to reveal the complex sensibilities of black children exploring their heritage, the history of their community, and the bewildering stereotypes of. THE SECRET Official Products – eBooks. Discover our bestselling book series. Titles available in print, eBook, and audiobook. Rent or Buy The Secret of Gumbo Grove - by TATE, ELEANORA for as low as $ at Voted #1 site for Buying Textbooks.

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Tate. The Secret of Gumbo Grove () is a mystery intended for a middle-grade readership. Written by children’s author Eleanora E. Tate, the novel is set in s South Carolina and features a preteen African-American sleuth trying to uncover the hidden history of her small town.

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Get this from a library. The secret of Gumbo Grove. [Eleanora E Tate] -- While helping restore the cemetery of the old Baptist church, eleven-year-old Raisin solves the mystery surrounding the founding of her home town and gains pride in her family's past. Effie is the church secretary, and she has fascinating stories to tell about the African American history and people of Gumbo Grove.

When old Miss Pfluggins asks her to help clean up the church cemetery, Raisin discovers a real-life mystery that no one wants to talk about. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Secret of Gumbo Grove by Eleanora E. Tate,F. Watts edition, in English The Secret of Gumbo Grove ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: The secret of gumbo grove The plot of this story is takes place in many place raisin wanted to be a social studies teacher because so miss Effie asked her if she wanted to help in the cemetery when raisin was helping miss effie in the cemetery she told her story's about the the.

The author of Just an Overnight Guest tells how the black community at a South Carolina seaside resort comes to value the history represented in the local cemetery where their ancestors are buried.

Raisin, 12, is fascinated with history and disappointed that important local black people aren't mentioned in school. When old Miz Effie ropes her into helping to tidy up the New Africa.

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The Secret of Gumbo Grove Written by Eleanora Tate Laurel Leaf Paperback October 1, $ (X) About this Book. Raisin Stackhouse doesn't mind doing odd jobs for old Miss Effie Pfluggins, but when Miss Effie talks her into cleaning up the old church cemetery, she has no idea what trouble she.

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Eleven-year-old Raisin volunteers to help a feisty old woman clean up the New Africa No.1 Missionary Baptist Cemetery and, in the process, uncovers local Black history, which has been just as neglected as the tombstones in.

Tracing the trilogy. Link/Page Citation During the fourth or fifth revision of my children's book The Secret of Gumbo Grove - around or - my extraordinarily patient editor Jeanne Vestal at Franklin Watts crossed out yet another passage of my precious prose and tactfully explained, "You can't put the whole history of Black America into.

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When Raisin Stackhouse helps old Miss Effie Pfluggins clean up the old church cemetery, they. The Secret of Gumbo Grove was hailed by School Library Journal as “ A warm, humorous, and wonderful story.

InTate published the second entry in the trilogy entitled Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr /The novel tells the story of a young African American girl, Mary Elouise, who tries desperately to win the friendship of a.

By:Elaysha Kilpatrick Sarvis Exile was a wealthy fisherman whom owned one mile of Gumbo Grove's most expensive waterfronts and lived in a shack on Myrtle beach where he also sold his fish. Not all African American people could own land and when they did own land, they would be. Subsequent books received multiple awards: The Secret of Gumbo Grove () was awarded a "gold seal" from the Parents' Choice Award, Thank You, Dr.

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Eleven-year-old Raisin Stackhouse traces her black community's history through stories about those buried in a local South Carolina graveyard. Kirkus gave The Secret of Gumbo Grove a "pointer" and called it "a slice of Americana that would be widely enjoyed." Gumbo Grove received a Parents' Choice Gold Seal award, was featured on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, and remains on state children's book recommended reading lists.

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Please help me. I want to know a summary of chapters (pages ) and where it happens/where they live. Please answer if you know. This is in the book, not the movie!Eleven-year-old Raisin enjoys doing odd jobs for old Ms.

Effie Pfluggins. Ms. Effie is the church secretary, and she has fascinating stories to tell about the African American history and people of Gumbo Grove.Social Studies-Children's Book Council Notable Children's Book. Kirkus gave The Secret of Gumbo Grove a "point-er" and called it "a slice of Americana that would be widely enjoyed." Gumbo Grove received a Parents' Choice Gold Seal award, was featured on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, and remains on state chil-dren's book.