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Title:
Words by heart
Author:
Sebestyen, Ouida.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Little, Brown, [1979]

©1979
Summary:
A young black girl struggles to fulfill her papa's dream of a better future for their family in the southwestern town where, in 1910, they are the only blacks.
General Note:
"An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.6 6.0 399.
ISBN:
9780316779319
Format :
Book

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Status
Boston Free Library FICTION Young Adult Fiction Young Adult
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Summary

In a 1910 Southwestern town, a young black girl causes problems when she defeats a white boy in a spelling contest.


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In 1910 young Lena Sills and her family are the first blacks to move into a small western town; some of the whites feel threatened by the Sills and use violence to drive them out. (Ap 1 79)


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