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There are moments in every country's history when decisions are made and actions are taken that will change the course of that country's future. Turning Points historical graphic novels bring these moments in American history to life. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Sixteen-year-old William McNally and fifteen-year-old Thomas Johnson both live in Little Rock, Arkansas, in the summer of 1957. They both love baseball and teasing their little sisters. There's just one big difference — William is white, and Thomas, the son of William's family's maid, is black. After the Supreme Court rules in favor of desegregating public schools, Little Rock Central High School prepares to enroll its first nine African-American students, and William and Thomas are caught in the center of a storm.

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William and Thomas are caught in the storm when Little Rock Central High School prepares to enroll its first nine African-American Students in 1957. The teens both love baseball and teasing their little sisters. There's just one big difference: one is white and one is black.Aladdin Graphics

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416950660
Author:
Poe, Marshall
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Illustrator:
Lindner, Ellen
Illustrator:
Purvis, Leland
Author:
Purvis, Leland
Author:
Lindner, Ellen
Subject:
General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Cartoons and comics
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
TurningPoints
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c cvr; b/w interiors
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 4.76 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , William and Thomas are caught in the storm when Little Rock Central High School prepares to enroll its first nine African-American Students in 1957. The teens both love baseball and teasing their little sisters. There's just one big difference: one is white and one is black.Aladdin Graphics
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