DANCING IN THE WINGS
Ages 4-8. Debbie Allen's story of an aspiring ballerina who rises up and
into the spotlight.
The award-winning young adult novel from Mildred B. Taylor is now in
LESSON FROM MARTIN LUTHER KING
Patrick's quiet story, part of the Ready-to-Read Childhood of Famous
Americans series, tells of childhood friendship threatened by adult
prejudice at the time of segregation. This happens to be a true story--about
a boy who grew up to be the great civil rights leader.
MADISON FINN 15 OFF THE WALL
Seventh grade has gone all Twilight Zone on Madison Finn. With Mrs. Wing on
an extended break, Aimee's dog about to have puppies, and surprisingly
unhelpful computer webboards, there is nothing that makes sense to Madison.
Things get out of hand and Madison learns a valuable lesson.
MISSISSIPPI TRIAL 1955
Basing his promising debut novel on historical events, Crowe adopts the
point of view of a white teenager confronting racism in the 1950s South.
When her best friend's family is evicted from their apartment, a
nine-year-old black girl decides to do something about the situation.