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The Train to Lulu's

Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard’s charming writing is paired with Robert Casilla’s nostalgic watercolor illustrations in this sweet tale of two young sisters traveling to visit their aunt.

All aboard the train to Aunt Lulu’s in this endearing story of two sisters traveling alone to their great aunt’s house. The train from Boston to Baltimore can be long and lonely, but luckily these sisters have each other to lean on.

Filled with reflective heritage and nostalgic illustrations, Howard reflects on the history of her own ancestors in this sweet tale about the importance of family connections, filled with African American history and subtle geography lessons.

Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard grew up hearing stories of her grandfather’s childhood from her mother and later visited Jonesborough, Tennessee, a town seven miles from where her grandfather grew up. There, she drew inspiration for stories of her own.

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