Kizzy Ann Stamps

by Watts, Jeri Hanel, 1957-

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Moon Township Public Library Juvenile Fiction JF WATTS Jeri
Location  Moon Township Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
Call Number  JF WATTS Jeri
 
 
Summary
"In 1963, as Kizzy Ann prepares for her first year at an integrated school, she worries about the color of her skin, the scar running from the corner of her right eye to the tip of her smile, and whether anyone at the white school will like her. She writes letters to her new teacher in a clear, insistent voice, stating her troubles and asking questions with startling honesty. The new teacher is supportive, but not everyone feels the same, so there is a lot to write about. Her brother, James, is having a far less positive school experience than she is, and the annoying white neighbor boy won't leave her alone. But Shag, her border collie, is her refuge. Even so, opportunity clashes with obstacle. Kizzy Ann knows she and Shag could compete well in the dog trials, but will she be able to enter?"--
Additional Information
Subjects African Americans -- Fiction.
Teachers -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Border collie -- Fiction.
Dogs -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Teachers -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Dogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Border collie -- Juvenile fiction.
Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Juvenile fiction.
Historical fiction.
Publisher New York, NY :2013
Audience Ages 8-12.
Language English
Description 183 pages ; 20 cm
ISBN 9780545614924
9780545614788
0545614783
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