Yankee Girl

Yankee Girl

Children's, New & Recommended, Age 9-12
Paperback Published on: 01/08/2017
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Synopsis

It’s 1964 and Alice has moved to Mississippi from Chicago with her family. Nicknamed ‘Yankee Girl’ and taunted by the in-crowd at school, Alice soon discovers the other new girl Valerie – one of the school’s first black students – has it much worse.

Alice can’t stand the way Valerie is treated, and yet she knows she will remain an outsider if she speaks up. It takes a horrible tragedy to finally give Alice the courage to stand up for what she believes.

Set in the Deep South in the 1960s, Yankee Girl is a powerful, resonant and relevant story about racism and doing the right thing.

  • Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780746067499
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 219g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 16 mm

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