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Freedom Summer

Wiles, Deborah (Book - 2001)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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In 1964, Joe is pleased that a new law will allow his best friend John Henry, who is colored, to share the town pool and other public places with him, but he is dismayed to find that prejudice still exists.
Authors: Wiles, Deborah
Title: Freedom Summer
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,24 x 27 cm
Statement of Responsibility: written by Debbie Wiles ; illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue
Notes: "An Anne Schwartz book"
Summary: In 1964, Joe is pleased that a new law will allow his best friend John Henry, who is colored, to share the town pool and other public places with him, but he is dismayed to find that prejudice still exists.
Additional Contributors: Lagarrigue, Jerome
ISBN: 0689830165
9780689830167
Branch Call Number: jE WILES
Subject Headings: Friendship Juvenile fiction Race relations Juvenile fiction African Americans Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Topical Term: Friendship
Race relations
African Americans
LCCN: 98052805
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In 1964, Joe is pleased that a new law will allow his best friend John Henry, who is colored, to share the town pool and other public places with him, but he is dismayed to find that prejudice still exists.


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Jul 21, 2014
  • muffinpopcorn rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Good story about prejudice and how the 2 boys grow up together and don't even see that they are different because of color.

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