Pigeon Mothers by Marty Correia
PIGEON MOTHERS - paperback
If it's not one thing it's your mother…
After her father dies at his factory job, 12-year-old Cole Sevic is left to salvage a halfhearted relationship with her mother. When Cole’s safety is threatened by a Bridgeport neighborhood bully, she clings to the lore of being a descendant of P. T. Barnum and runs away to Coney Island. Carrying with her a peculiar heirloom and heartbreaking secrets, Cole learns about chosen kinship and what it means to have a pigeon mother.
Pigeon Mothers is for the reader who embraces life's grit, especially that of the 1980s post-industrial Northeast. This is the literary novel for readers who embrace life's grit.