A Friendship for Today

A Friendship for Today

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Ages 9-12
Hardcovers
Hardcover Books
ISBN 13: 978-0-43-966098-3
176 Pages
Dimensions: 8.5L x 5.8W x 0.8H inches
Weight (lbs): 0.6
English Language
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Genres: Prejudice and Tolerance, Friends and Friendship, Changes and New Experiences
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award Winning Author

Summary

The year is 1954, the place is Missouri, and twelve-year-old Rosemary Patterson is about to make history. She is one of the first African American students to enter the white school in her town. Headstrong, smart Rosemary welcomes the challenge, but starting this new school gets more daunting when her best friend is hospitalized for polio. Suddenly, Rosemary must face all the stares and whispers alone. But when the girl who has shown her the most cruelty becomes an unlikely confidante, Rosemary learns important truths about the power of friendship to overcome prejudice.

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