Thursday, July 2, 2009

The Rock and the River by Kekla Magoon

"I tried to pretend I was somewhere else."

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Abstract: In 1968 Chicago, fourteen-year-old Sam Childs is caught in a conflict between his father's nonviolent approach to seeking civil rights for African Americans and his older brother, who has joined the Black Panther Party.

Publisher: Aladdin; 290 pages


Teresa said...
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Teresa said...

This is a must-read and must-discuss book for our group. Magoon's moving novel depicts the struggle for Civil Rights and the ideas brought forth by the Black Panthers in spreading hope and strength to an oppressed people.