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The rock and the river

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Magoon,Kekla

Source:

Aladdin, Volume 1st Aladdin, New York, p.290 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3613 .A3467 R63 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8532864

Keywords:

African Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Fiction, African Americans--Illinois--Chicago--Juvenile fiction, Black Panther Party--Fiction, Black Panther Party--Juvenile fiction, Brothers--Fiction, Brothers--Juvenile fiction, Chicago (Ill.)--History--Fiction, Chicago (Ill.)--History--Juvenile fiction, Civil rights movements--Illinois--Chicago--Fiction, Civil rights movements--Illinois--Chicago--Juvenile fiction, Racism--Fiction, Racism--Juvenile fiction, United States--History--20th century--Fiction, United States--History--20th century--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

Summary: In 1968 Chicago, fourteen-year-old Sam Childs is caught in a conflict between his father's nonviolent approach to seeking civil rights for African Americans and his older brother, who has joined the Black Panther Party.

Notes:

Lexile measure 550; ages 12-18; book level 3.9