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by Sharon M. Draper

 

Stella lives in the segregated South--in Bumblebee, North Carolina, to be exact about it. Some stores she can go into. Some stores she can't. Some folks are right pleasant. Others are a lot less so. To Stella, it sort of evens out, and heck, the Klan hasn't bothered them for years. As Stella's community--her world--is upended, she decides to fight fire with fire. And she learns that ashes don't necessarily signify an end.

Stella by Starlight

SKU: 9781442494978
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  • Sharon Draper is a two-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author, most recently for Copper Sun, and previously for Forged by Fire. She's also the recipient of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Author Award for New Talent for Tears of a Tiger and the Coretta Scott King Author Honor for The Battle of Jericho and November Blues. Her other books include Romiette and Julio, Darkness Before Dawn, and Double Dutch. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years. She's a popular conference speaker, addressing educational and literary groups both nationally and internationally.

  • Publisher:    Atheneum Books for Young Readers    
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pub Date: January 06, 2015
    Copyright Date: 2015

    Target Age Group: 08 to 12

     

    -Prejudices    -History
    -Civil rights    -Segregation
    -20th century    -North Carolina
    -Ku Klux Klan (1915- )    -African Americans

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