In the tumultuous New Orleans of 1960, 13-year-old Louise Collins finds her world turned upside down when a stranger from the North arrives at her mother's boardinghouse. When the reason for the man's visit is called into question, everything Louise thinks she knows about her mother, her world, and herself will change.

My Mother the Cheerleader 2009, Harper Teen, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061148989

Trade paperback

My Mother the Cheerleader 2007, Harper Teen, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061148972