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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gail Piernas-Davenport  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Piernas-Davenport was born on Chicago's southside, grew up in Harvey, Illinois and currently lives in Chicago Heights, Illinois.

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Titles At Your Library

Shanté Keys and the New Year's Peas
ISBN: 0807573302

Albert Whitman & Company. 2007

Shanté Keys loves New Year's Day! But while Grandma fixed chitlins, baked ham, greens, and cornbread, she forgot the black-eyed peas! Oh no--it'll be bad luck without them! So Shanté sets out to borrow some from the neighbors.

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