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Dear Hank Williams

By Amanda May Dundas, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

A heartwarming story of hope triumphing over pain.

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DEAR HANK WILLIAMS is a fascinating glimpse into 1940s America, as characters struggle with shedding prejudices and readers get a sense that prosperity is on the horizon. Tate's letters are written in a slang typical of the time, and her friendliness and excitement are contagious. Most readers will empathize with Tate as she struggles to become a better singer and find her lost dog.

Younger and sensitive readers may have trouble handling some of the more tragic aspects of Tate's life. But her optimism through it all is inspiring.

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