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Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 1,498 Ratings and 135 Reviews

Book Description
"Some people are so color struck. They think being light-skinned is better than being dark! Mama says that's nonsense and I think so, too."

Nellie Lee Love is an 11-year-old African American girl living in the rural South at the end of World War I. In a year of tumultuous change, victory, and tragedy, she records her thoughts and feelings in a diary given her by her mother. After... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic, Inc.
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages222
ISBN-100590511599
ISBN-13978-0590511599
Publication Date04/01/2000
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About Pat McKissack (Author) : Pat McKissack is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Pat McKissack include Flossie and the Fox (Unabridged), Goin' Someplace Special, The Homerun King (Scraps of T... more
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