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Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 52 Ratings and 15 Reviews

Book Description
Her young students knew that Miss Crandall had committed no crime. They knew that the real criminals were the rich white residents of Canterbury, Connecticut, who had poisoned the school's water and set fire to the schoolhouse. But racism could not keep these girls from their schooling. Nor could hatred destroy the patience and compassion that Miss Crandall had taught them. From March of 1833 to S... More
Book Information
PublisherWordsong
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages48
ISBN-101590784561
ISBN-13978-1590784563
Publication Date09/01/2007
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About Elizabeth Alexander (Author) : Elizabeth Alexander is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Elizabeth Alexander include Little Pumpkin's Big Surprise!, Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies & Little Misses ... more
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About Marilyn Nelson (Author) : Marilyn Nelson is a published author and a translator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Marilyn Nelson include A Wreath for Emmett Till, Freedom Business, Pem... more
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About Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) : Floyd Cooper is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Floyd Cooper include Becoming Billie Holiday, Willie and the All-Stars... more
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