The Resource Night on fire, Ronald Kidd

Night on fire, Ronald Kidd

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Night on fire
Title
Night on fire
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Ronald Kidd
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Hoping that the arrival of Freedom Riders in her town will help her community shed its antiquated views, thirteen-year-old Billie is forced to confront her own mindset when things turn tragic
  • "Personally I don't mind them coming here but they might bother some of my customers. Thirteen-year old Billie Sims has heard things like this all her life, from the grocer down the road, from her neighbors at church, from her parents. But Billie never understood what all the fuss was about. Why do blacks and whites have separate entrances to the bus station in her town of Anniston, Alabama? Why can't her friend Jarmaine, have a milk shake with her at Wikle's? When Billie hears about a group calling themselves the Freedom Riders passing through Anniston to protest segregation on buses, she thinks change could be coming. But instead of embracing change, Billie's town responds with violence, and she finds herself at Forsyth & Sons Grocery watching a bus burn. Shocked by the actions of people she thought she knew, she realizes that freedom has a cost. But is she brave enough to stand up and fight for it?"--Jacket
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.K5315
LC item number
Ni 2015
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Night on fire, Ronald Kidd
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Night on fire, Ronald Kidd
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780807570241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
ocn908914923

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