Little Joe



When Little Joe Stout Survives The Car Accident That Took His Parents Lives, He Is Sent To Live With His Maternal Grandparents In The Small Town Of Round Rock, Tennessee Orphaned And Missing His Texas Home, Little Joe Is Reluctant To Adapt But His Grandparents, Especially His Grandmother, Are Up To The Challenge Of Raising Him Despite Their Own Struggles Soon, Childhood Friendships Are Forged In The Oddball Duo Of Sugar And Bobby, And With The Help Of A New Canine Companion Little Joe Begins To See That His New Home Offers The Comfort And Love He Thought Was Lost Forever.Set Against The Drama Of World War II And The First Sparks Of The Civil Rights Movement, Little Joe S New Home Is A Microcosm Of America In The 1940s A Frightening Incident With A Chinese Motorist Traveling On The Wrong Side Of Town, The Migration Of Troops Across The Countryside, And A Frank Discussion Of Jim Crow Laws Are Just A Few Of The Local Events Mirroring The Radio Broadcasts That Bring The News Of The Day Into His Grandmother S Kitchen Little Joe Begins A Four Part Series From Michael E Glasscock III That Explores The Intricate Social Cloth Of Round Rock, Tennessee.Little Joe

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[Epub] Little Joe  By Michael E. Glasscock III – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Little Joe
  • Michael E. Glasscock III
  • 15 July 2018
  • 1608325660

10 thoughts on “Little Joe

  1. says:

    Starting in 1942, this is a charming story of a boy whose life is dramatically altered After the death of both his parents in a car accident, Little Joe goes to live with his grandparents on a farm in Tennessee Little Joe not only misses his parents but struggles with many aspects of farm life including the killing of animals Like Little Joe, I didn t want to know about the killing of animals and quickly skipped over those passages But the rest was a charming story of a boy and the two frien Starting in 1942, this is a charming story of a boy whose life is dramatically altered After the death of both his parents in a car accident, Little Joe goes to live with his grandparents on a farm in Tennessee Little Joe not only misses his parents but struggles with many aspects of farm life including the killing of animals Like Little Joe, I didn t want to know about the killing of animals and quickly skipped over those passages But the rest was a charming story of a boy and the two friendships he forms with Sugar and Bobby Racial tensions play their part in this story onthan one occasion Little Joe is very much a boy with a chi...

  2. says:

    This is book one in the Round Rock series Little Joes life changes completely when his parents die in a car crash He finds himself living on a farm with his grandparents This is Joes story of living with his grandparents in the 19...

  3. says:

    Find this and other reviews at Glasscock s Little Joe reminds me of a Norman Rockwell painting Covering everything from prejudice and racism to the harsh realities of farm life, Glasscock creates a very authentic portrait of small town America in the shadow of World War II Unfortunately, his touch and go style of storytelling makes the narrative equally one dimensional I guess what I m trying to say it what works on an easel doesn t translate a Find thi...

  4. says:

    You can tell that the author spent time researching for his novella In 1942 the route from Texas to the fictional town of Round Rock in Tennessee near Carthage in Smith County, would have put them on US 70N Even today, the fog can be very bad in the fall when it rains East of Nashville the valleys that lie between the mountains are subject to heavy fog The weather can be sweltering, the humidity so dense you can barely breathe and then the rain come These rains can be extremely heavy for You can tell that the author spent time researching for his novella In 1942 the route from Texas to the fictional town of Round Rock in Tennessee near Carthage in Smith County, would have put them on US 70N Even today, the fog can be very bad in the fall when it rains East of Nashville the valleys that lie between the mountains are subject to heavy fog The weather can be sweltering, the humidity so dense you can barely breathe and then the rain come These rains can be extremely heavy for several minutes then stop or they may slow down and fall gently the humidity then condenses the moisture into fog The shortage of rubber due to the war ...

  5. says:

    Late one cold winters night in October, 1942, Little Joe Stout was travelling with his parents, Joe and Ann to Indiana, where his dad would take up his new posting in his job as an army pilot But fate had other ideas for the family, and when a blown tyre in the vicious storm caused the car to plummet over a cliff, Little Joe was suddenly an orphan.Catapulted into a life of grief and uncertainty, nine year old Little Joe began his new life in Round Rock, Tennessee with his grandparents on their Late one cold winters night in October, 1942, Little Joe Stout was travelling with his parents, Joe and Ann to Indiana, where his dad would take up his new posting in his job as an army...

  6. says:

    I am a cover lover and absolutely adore this cover That was the first thing that drew me in I then read the synopsis which was intriguing and knew I had to read the book Unfortunately,I was sorely disappointed.Being from the Nashville area myself, I was very impressed with the author s portrayal and knowledge of the area He was right on target Where this book fell flat was there was no emotion what so ever in this book When Joe s parents died and he was forced to make some really big life I am a cover lover and absolutely adore this cover That was the first thing that drew me in I then read the synopsis which was intriguing and knew I had to read the book Unfortunately,I was sorely disappointed.Being from the Nashville area myself, I was very impressed with the author s portrayal and knowledge of the area He was right on target Where this book fell flat was there was no emotion what so ever in this book When J...

  7. says:

    I received a copy of Little Joe by Michael E Glasscock III from both librarything.com and netgalley.com in return for my honest review.My problem with Little Joe is that it lacked emotion In this novel, you have a 9 year old boy whose parents were killed in an automobile accident from which he was the only survivor The child, Joe, nicknamed Little Joe, was forced to live with his grandparents in Tennessee Although the grandparents loved Little Joe, they seemed so abrupt with him, starting fr I received a copy of Little Joe by Michael E Glasscock III from both li...

  8. says:

    This is a World War II era historical fiction about a boy, Little Joe, who lives with his grandparents in Round Rock, Tennessee after Little Joe survives a car accident that kills both of his parents He will befriend two neighbor children and grow to love his grandparents through a variety of experiences Most of these experiences center around the difficulties of an urban child growing up in a rural culture and grandparents trying to understand their grandchildren despite age differences.There This is a World War II era historical fiction about a boy, Little Joe, who lives with his grandparents in Round Rock, Tennessee after Little Joe survives a car accident that kills both of hi...

  9. says:

    I really did try to get into the book, to give it the chance it deserved Unfortunately, I could not overcome the deficiencies that plague this novel Thinking I was simply missing out on something, or that the beginning of the book was different from the rest, I went online and looked at other reviews I agreed with them One said ...

  10. says:

    I am not one to read historical fiction but for some reason Little Joe caught my eye The cover was inviting and the synopsis wasn t bad, so I said what the heck and I gave it a try I wasn t completely disappointed as the book was good but it was also missing something.This story is about a little boy names Joe he lives with his grandparents in Tennessee in the era of WWII How he came to live with them was so terribly sad And that s what Glasscock hits us with first, tragedy This 9 year old I am not one to read historical fiction but for some reason Little Joe caught my eye The cover was inviting and the synopsis wasn t bad, so I said what the heck and I gave it a try I wasn t completely disappointed as the book was good but it was also missing something.This story is about a little boy names Joe he lives with his grandparents in Tennessee in the era of WWII How he came to live with them was so terribly sad And that s what Glasscock hits us with first, tragedy This 9 year old boy lost his parents in a car accident and I felt nothing from the words I was reading, I was sad because I m a human being.This kid has to move to a new town and start all over and t...

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