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Fire from the Rock

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 As twelve-year-old Marlee starts middle school in 1958 Little Rock, it feels like her whole world is falling apart. Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school. Liz is everything Marlee wishes she could be: she's brave, brash and always knows the right thing to say. But when Liz leaves school without even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white. Marlee decides that doesn't matter. She just wants her friend back. And to stay friends, Marlee and Liz are even willing to take on segregation and the dangers their friendship could bring to both their families.

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In an emotional tale about integrity, justice, and determination ("KLATT"), Draper delivers a gripping novel about the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957. Original.

Synopsis:

Sylvia is shocked and confused when she is asked to be one of the first black students to attend Central High School, which is scheduled to be integrated in the fall of 1957, whether people like it or not. Before Sylvia makes her final decision, smoldering racial tension in the town ignites into flame. When the smoke clears, she sees clearly that nothing is going to stop the change from coming. It is up to her generation to make it happen, in as many different ways as there are colors in the world.

About the Author

Sharon M. Draper lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142411995
Author:
Draper, Sharon M.
Publisher:
Speak
Author:
Levine, Kristin
Author:
Draper, Sharon
Author:
Draper, Sharon Mills
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.20x5.54x.64 in. .54 lbs.
Age Level:
from 10

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"Synopsis" by , In an emotional tale about integrity, justice, and determination ("KLATT"), Draper delivers a gripping novel about the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957. Original.
"Synopsis" by ,
Sylvia is shocked and confused when she is asked to be one of the first black students to attend Central High School, which is scheduled to be integrated in the fall of 1957, whether people like it or not. Before Sylvia makes her final decision, smoldering racial tension in the town ignites into flame. When the smoke clears, she sees clearly that nothing is going to stop the change from coming. It is up to her generation to make it happen, in as many different ways as there are colors in the world.

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