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SAHWIRA : AN AFRICAN FRIENDSHIP

By: CAROLYN MARSDEN

Price: $14.39

Publisher: CANDLEWICK PRESS:

Seller ID: IM244092


Set in the volatile Rhodesia of the 1960s, this dramatic story, narrated from alternating viewpoints, tells of an interracial friendship tested. Like his best friend, Blessing -- a Shona boy whose father is his church's pastor -- twelve-year-old Evan, a white American, lives on a Methodist mission in what is now Zimbabwe. Blessing attends the mission school for black Africans, while Evan goes to a whites-only boys' school in town. As Martin Luther King Jr. marches a ... View more info

WITNESS

By: KAREN HESSE

Price: $2.50

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC.:

Seller ID: IM139267


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CARRIE'S COURAGE : BATTLING THE POWERS O

By: NORMA JEAN LUTZ

Price: $4.00

Publisher: BARBOUR & COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM388529


Time Period: 1923 For ten-year-old Carrie Moe, friendship with a Jewish immigrant is perfectly normal. So why are many of her other friends uptight about that? Sadly, in 1924, bigotry is a powerful force in society-so much so, that the white-robed members of the Ku Klux Klan plot violence against Jews. Carrie's Courage is the story of a young girl who stands up for a friend in the face of persecution. Using actual historical events as a backdrop, this young readers' nove... View more info

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SONG FOR HARLEM

By: PAT MCKISSACK

Price: $4.74

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM44792


For Lilly Belle, ?the capital of Black America? is about as far from her hometown of Smyrna, Tennessee, as a twelve-year-old can get?maybe not in miles but certainly in mindset. Then a summer program for gifted young writers opens a whole new world for Lilly Belle. Jazz music in the street lulls her to sleep, her classroom is in a mansion, and the author Zora Neale Hurston is her teacher, helping her understand the power of words, especially her own. Once again, award-wi... View more info