With the Might of Angels: The Diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson: Hadley, Virginia, 1954 (CD-Audio)

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Andrea Davis Pinkney is the author of many children's books, including the Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book, LET IT SHINE: STORIES OF BLACK WOMEN FREEDOM FIGHTERS; DUKE ELLINGTON, a Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor Book; BOYCOTT BLUES: HOW ROSA PARKS INSPIRED A NATION; and most recently the NEW YORK TIMES bestseller, SIT-IN: HOW FOUR FRIENDS STOOD UP BY SITTING DOWN. She lives in New York City, where she also works as a children’s book editor.
Coretta Scott King winner Andrea Davis Pinkney brings her talents to a brand-new Dear America diary about the Civil Rights Movement.

NARRATOR: TBA
FORMAT: 4 CDs, Unabridged

In the fall of 1955, twelve-year-old Dawn Rae Johnson's life turns upside down. After the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, Dawnie learns she will be attending a previously all-white school. She's the only one of her friends to go to this new school and to leave the comfort of all that is familiar to face great uncertainty in the school year ahead.

However, not everyone supports integration and much of the town is outraged at the decision. Dawnie must endure the harsh realities of racism firsthand, while continuing to work hard to get a good education and prove she deserves the opportunity. But the backlash against Dawnie's attendance of an all-white school is more than she's prepared for. W

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ISBN 9780545353977
Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century
Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
Format CD-Audio
Publisher Date 2011-09-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Scholastic Audio
Copyright Year 2011
Height 5.75 in
Wdth 5.0 in
Thickness 0.75 in
Unit weight 0.35 lb
Language English
Subtitle The Diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson: Hadley, Virginia, 1954
Series Name Dear America
Volume Number 6
Edition Detail Unabridged
Audience Children/juvenile
Authors Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Country of Origin United States

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