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Author Kitchings, Taylor, author.

Title Yard War / Taylor Kitchings. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Wendy Lamb Books, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
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Summary It's 1964 in Jackson, Mississippi, deep in the civil rights movement, and the one black person twelve-year-old Trip Westbrook knows well is Willie Jane, the family maid, who has been a second mother to him. When Trip invites her son, Dee, to play football in the yard, Trip discovers the ugly side of his smiling neighbors. Even his loving grandparents don't approve. But getting to know Dee and playing football, being part of a team, changes Trip. He begins to see all the unspoken rules he lives by but doesn't agree with, such as respect your elders. What if he thinks their views are wrong? This engaging, honest, and hopeful novel is full of memorable characters, and brings the civil rights--era South alive for young readers.
Audience 770 Lexile.
Note 770 Lexile.
Audience 770L Lexile
Note 770L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 7 175802
Note Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 7 175802
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 4.8 7 175802
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.8 7 175802
Summary Twelve-year-old Trip Westbrook lives in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964 and discovers the underlying racism in his family and neighborhood when he invites his maid's son Dee to play football in the yard.
Subject Racism -- Juvenile fiction.
Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Football stories.
Neighbors -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Mississippi -- Juvenile fiction.
Nineteen sixties -- Juvenile fiction.
Racism -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Football -- Fiction.
Neighbors -- Fiction.
Family life -- Mississippi -- Fiction.
Nineteen sixties -- Fiction.
Jackson (Miss.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Jackson (Miss.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre Electronic books.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Kitchings, Taylor. Yard war New York : Wendy Lamb Books, [2015] 9780553507539 (DLC) 2014040326 (OCoLC)895388407
ISBN 9780553507553 : $20.97
0553507559 : $20.97
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