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Kizzy Ann Stamps

Watts, Jeri Hanel (eBook - 2012)
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Taking things in stride is not easy for Kizzy Ann, but with her border collie, Shag, stalwart at her side, she sets out to live a life as sweet as syrup on cornbread. In 1963, as Kizzy Ann prepares for her first year at an integrated school, she worries about the color of her skin, the scar running from the corner of her right eye to the tip of her smile, and whether anyone at the white school will like her. She writes letters to her new teacher in a clear, insistent voice, stating her troubles and asking questions with startling honesty. The new teacher is supportive, but not everyone feels the same, so there is a lot to write about. Her brother, James, is having a far less positive school experience than she is, and the annoying white neighbor boy won't leave her alone. But Shag, her border collie, is her refuge. Even so, opportunity clashes with obstacle. Kizzy Ann knows she and Shag could compete well in the dog trials, but will she be able to enter?
Authors: Watts, Jeri Hanel, 1957-
Title: Kizzy Ann Stamps
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Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Statement of Responsibility: Jeri Watts
Summary: Taking things in stride is not easy for Kizzy Ann, but with her border collie, Shag, stalwart at her side, she sets out to live a life as sweet as syrup on cornbread. In 1963, as Kizzy Ann prepares for her first year at an integrated school, she worries about the color of her skin, the scar running from the corner of her right eye to the tip of her smile, and whether anyone at the white school will like her. She writes letters to her new teacher in a clear, insistent voice, stating her troubles and asking questions with startling honesty. The new teacher is supportive, but not everyone feels the same, so there is a lot to write about. Her brother, James, is having a far less positive school experience than she is, and the annoying white neighbor boy won't leave her alone. But Shag, her border collie, is her refuge. Even so, opportunity clashes with obstacle. Kizzy Ann knows she and Shag could compete well in the dog trials, but will she be able to enter?
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9780763662004
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Study Program: Reading Counts RC 3-5 6.4 11 Quiz: 58643
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.2 6.0 153430
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Subject Headings: School integration Fiction. sears NjBwBt Dogs Fiction Border collie Fiction Schools Fiction Teachers Fiction African Americans Fiction Race relations Fiction School integration Fiction African Americans Fiction Schools Fiction Dogs Fiction
Genre/Form: Downloadable ebook
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Topical Term: School integration
Dogs
Border collie
Schools
Teachers
African Americans
Race relations
School integration
African Americans
Schools
Dogs
Additional Physical Form Entry: Print version: Watts, Jeri Hanel, 1957- Kizzy Ann Stamps. 1st ed. Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012 9780763658953 (OCoLC)774490678
LCCN: 2012635939
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Taking things in stride is not easy for Kizzy Ann, but with her border collie, Shag, at her side, she sets out to live a life as sweet as syrup on cornbread.


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May 15, 2013
  • MEDINASTORYTIME rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Good book. SMD; JH

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