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Darby (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763622907
ISBN-13: 9780763622909
Sku: 202454004
Publish Date: 9/12/2006
Pages:  242
Age Range:  14 to UP
Set in 1926, a moving tale follows the friendship of Darby, a young white girl and daughter of a wealthy man, and Evette, a young black girl living in a tenant house on Darbys fathers property, as Darby becomes a newspaper girl and shocks the quiet town of Marlboro County with her stories. Reprint. *Author: Fuqua, Jonathon Scott *Publication Date: 2006/09/12 *Number of Pages: 256 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: 4-6 *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 5.10 *Height: 7.50
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"Darby's first-person narrative is frank and immediate . . . expressing what it's like for an ordinary white kid who suddenly discovers evil ? and courage ? where she lives." ? BOOKLIST

A Book Sense 76 Top Ten Pick

A National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book for Young People

An International Reading Association Notable Book

"The root of this work stems from a series of oral history interviews the author conducted. . . . Darby symbolizes how one person, even a child, can make a difference." ? KIRKUS REVIEWS

"Her voice, rich with southern idiom, rings true." ? THE HORN BOOKIn 1926, nine-year-old Darby Carmichael stirs up trouble in Marlboro County, South Carolina, when she writes a story for the local newspaper promoting racial equality.

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   10
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0242
Product attributePublisher:   Candlewick Press (MA)
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