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Centered on a young Italian immigrant couple during the 1950s, this novel tells the story of the troubled but determined residents of a tight-knit Italian neighborhood in Wilmington and how their prayers are answered in unexpected ways. While the book can be read on its own, the story of the young wife’s life in Italy is told in A Kiss from Maddalena (2003), and the couple’s story continues in Delaware in All This Talk of Love (2013).
A family who have lived their entire lives in Mexico move to Delaware in hopes that the new surroundings will allow the 15-year-old daughter to get well after an injury. The story that unfolds is shaped by guilt, love and responsibility.
Set in the early 1960s, this coming of age story focuses on 12-year-old Edward Massey, whose family spends each summer in a segregated Rehoboth Beach where they can escape the turmoil of Philadelphia, as he tries to learn more about his mysterious uncle.
After a brief meeting in the weeks before her death, Edith leaves the newly single Clare a house in a small seaside town in Delaware. As Clare explores the house, she finds new insights about the house and its former owner.
This is one in a series of books set in the “charming seaside town” of Black Dog Bay, Delaware. In this installment, Cammie returns to Black Dog Bay, where she spent her childhood summers, to help her aunt run a vineyard and to fall in love.
In this picture book, two Lenni Lenape girls—one from the past, the other from the present—live through the seasons in Delaware. The story of each girl highlights tradition, change, and the importance of staying close to family and the land.