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Fire in the Streets

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andlt;Bandgt;What means more, shared values or shared blood? Maxieand#8217;s choice changes everything in this acclaimed companion to andlt;Iandgt;The Rock and the Riverandlt;/Iandgt;.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Bad things happen in the heat, they say.andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Maxie knows all about how fire can erupt at a momentand#8217;s notice, especially now, in the sweltering Chicago summer of 1968. She is a Black Pantherand#8212;or at least she wants to be one. Maxie believes in the movement. She wants to belong. She wants to join the struggle. But everyone keeps telling her sheand#8217;s too young. At fourteen, sheand#8217;s allowed to help out in the office, but she certainly canand#8217;t help patrol the streets. Then Maxie realizes that there is a traitor in their midst, and if she can figure out who it is, it may be her ticket to becoming a real Panther. But when she learns the truth, the knowledge threatens to destroy her world. Maxie must decide: Is becoming a Panther worth paying the ultimate price?

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What means more, shared values or shared blood? Maxie’s choice changes everything in this acclaimed companion to The Rock and the River.

Bad things happen in the heat, they say.

Maxie knows all about how fire can erupt at a moment’s notice, especially now, in the sweltering Chicago summer of 1968. She is a Black Panther—or at least she wants to be one. Maxie believes in the movement. She wants to belong. She wants to join the struggle. But everyone keeps telling her she’s too young. At fourteen, she’s allowed to help out in the office, but she certainly can’t help patrol the streets. Then Maxie realizes that there is a traitor in their midst, and if she can figure out who it is, it may be her ticket to becoming a real Panther. But when she learns the truth, the knowledge threatens to destroy her world. Maxie must decide: Is becoming a Panther worth paying the ultimate price?

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442422315
Author:
Magoon, Kekla
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c gloss UV cvr w/ no sfx
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in
Age Level:
from 9 up to 14

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Product details 352 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9781442422315 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , What means more, shared values or shared blood? Maxie’s choice changes everything in this acclaimed companion to The Rock and the River.

Bad things happen in the heat, they say.

Maxie knows all about how fire can erupt at a moment’s notice, especially now, in the sweltering Chicago summer of 1968. She is a Black Panther—or at least she wants to be one. Maxie believes in the movement. She wants to belong. She wants to join the struggle. But everyone keeps telling her she’s too young. At fourteen, she’s allowed to help out in the office, but she certainly can’t help patrol the streets. Then Maxie realizes that there is a traitor in their midst, and if she can figure out who it is, it may be her ticket to becoming a real Panther. But when she learns the truth, the knowledge threatens to destroy her world. Maxie must decide: Is becoming a Panther worth paying the ultimate price?

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