Darby (Paperback)

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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


Publisher Candlewick Pr
Mfg Part# 9780763622909
SKU 202454004
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0763622907
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.5H x 5.1L x 0.25T
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Editors Note "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." ? BOOKLISTA Book Sense 76 Top Ten PickA National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book for Young PeopleAn 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 BOOK
Editors Note 1 In 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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Book Format Paperback
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Number of Pages 0242
Publisher Candlewick Press (MA)

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