Little Rock Nine by Marshall Poe
  

Little Rock Nine

Written by Marshall Poe
Illustrated by
Part of the Turning Points Series

Synopsis

Little Rock Nine by Marshall Poe

There are moments in every country's history when decisions are made and actions are taken that will change the course of that country's future. Turning Points historical graphic novels bring these moments in American history to life. Sixteen-year-old William McNally and fifteen-year-old Thomas Johnson both live in Little Rock, Arkansas, in the summer of 1957. They both love baseball and teasing their little sisters. There's just one big difference -- William is white, and Thomas, the son of William's family's maid, is black. After the Supreme Court rules in favor of desegregating public schools, Little Rock Central High School prepares to enroll its first nine African-American students, and William and Thomas are caught in the center of a storm.

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Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: From 8 to 12 years

Author

Marshall Poe
More books by Marshall Poe

Publisher

Aladdin an imprint of Simon & Schuster

Publication date

1st July 2008

ISBN

9781416950660


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