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Yankee Girl

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 142 Ratings and 44 Reviews

Book Description

An unflinching story about racism and culture clash in the 1960s.

The year is 1964, and Alice Ann Moxley's FBI-agent father has been reassigned from Chicago to Jackson, Mississippi, to protect black people who are registering to vote. Alice finds herself thrust into the midst of the racial turmoil that dominates current events, especially when a Negro girl named Valerie T... More
Book Information
PublisherSquare Fish
BindingPaperback (7 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages240
Publication Date12/23/2008
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About Mary Ann Rodman (Author) : I was born in Washington, D.C., went home to Falls Church, Va. five days later, and it seems as if I have been on the move ever since. Between an FBI agent father and a husband who works for a multina... more
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4/13/2008 mary ann rodman said:
This is the U.K. edition of YANKEE GIRL. It was originally published in 2004 in the US by Farrar, Straus, Giroux, and is currently still in print, in hardcover. It has been nominated for 10 state book awards, most currently, the Rebecca Caudill Award (illinois). It was named a VOYA Top Shelf Middle ... more

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