|aMy mother the cheerleader :|ba novel /|cby Robert Sharenow.
|a1st pbk. ed.
|aNew York :|bLaura Geringer Books/HarperTeen,|c2009.
|a288, 20 p. ;|c21 cm.
|aGrades 7 up.
|aThirteen-year-old Louise uncovers secrets about her family and her neighborhood during the violent protests over school desegregation in 1960 NewOrleans. "Extras" in this paperback ed. include an interview with the author,tips for writing historical fiction and a civil rights timeline.