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Freedom Summer

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 2,523 Ratings and 426 Reviews

Book Description
John Henry swims better than anyone I know.

He crawls like a catfish,

blows bubbles like a swamp monster,

but he doesn't swim in the town pool with me.

He's not allowed.

Joe and John Henry are a lot alike. They both like shooting marbles, they both want to be firemen, and they both love to swim. But there's one important way they're different: Joe is white and John Henry is black,... More

Book Information
PublisherAladdin Paperbacks
BindingPaperback (7 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date01/06/2005
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About Deborah Wiles (Author) : Deborah Wiles is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Deborah Wiles include Each Little Bird That Sings (Unabridged), The Aurora County All-Stars (Unabridged).
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About Jerome Lagarrigue (Illustrator) : Jerome Lagarrigue is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Jerome Lagarrigue include Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins, Poetry for Young... more
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