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A Tugging String - by David Greenberg (Hardcover)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 167

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: People & Places

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: United States, African American

Author: David Greenberg

Language: English

Street Date: October 16, 2008
TCIN: 77263964
UPC: 9780525479673
Item Number (DPCI): 247-53-2397

Description

Duvy Greenberg is an ordinary twelve-year-old trying to fit in. He knows that his father, Jack, is a civil rights lawyer, but Duvy lives worlds away from Dorothy Milton, a black woman struggling to become a registered voter in Selma, Alabama. When Dorothy reaches out to Martin Luther King Jr. for help, she sets in motion a series of events that--with Jack Greenberg's help--will open Duvy's eyes to the reality of racial inequality and forever change the course of history. Blending facts, speeches, memories, and conjecture, this novel portrays the emotions and events surrounding the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March.
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