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Written by Gwendolyn Hooks


ISBN: 978-0-531-22384-0

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Joyce Jenkins has recently moved to a new town with her family, and she will soon be attending a segregated school for the first time. Meanwhile, Connie Underwood is trying to figure out what her twin brothers are planning in secret. Follow along with the two girls as they find themselves in the middle of a civil rights demonstration, and find out how the fight for equality changed the country forever.
This title will ship February 1, 2017
Item #: 659284
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2017
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8 3/8" x 7 1/4"
Pages: 32
Grades: 2 - 4
Ages: 7 - 9
Dewey #: 323.1196/073
  • Exciting stories combine fiction and nonfiction by placing young, relatable characters at the center of real historic events
  • Lively and colorful illustrations bring stories to life
  • Timeline and map add important historical context
  • Sidebars highlight the sometimes difficult realities of life in earlier times
  • Primary sources throughout
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
  • Students can assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text
  • Timelines and other text features encourage students to make connections between historical events
  • The mix of fiction and nonfiction exposes students to different types of text