Revolution

By WILES, Deborah

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ISBN
9780545106078
Publisher
Scholastic


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on May 1, 2014  |  Grades 5-8

Gr 5–8—In Wiles's second installment of the trilogy, readers are offered two alternate viewpoints from very different worlds within the same Greenwood, Mississippi town during the tumultuous Freedom Summer of 1964. Sunny, a 12-year-old white girl, is worried about reports of "invaders" descending upon the sleepy Southern enclave and causing trouble. Meanwhile, Raymond, a black boy from Baptist Town (known among the white citizens as "Colored Town"), is becoming increasingly aware of all the places (especially the public pool and Leflore's theater) he is barred from attending due to Jim Crow laws. As Sunny's worldview is suddenly expanded as she begins to ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2014

Invaders arrive by the hundreds, making all in their path uneasy. Life as everyone knows it is about to change. Some join their ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

This sequel to <i>Countdown</i>, set in 1964 Greenwood, Mississippi, stars twelve-year-old Sunny (who's white); occasional interspersed chapters ar...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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