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Magoon, Kekla
The rock and the river / Kekla Magoon
1st Aladdin ed
New York : Aladdin, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPN.Mago55R6 2009 c.3907  AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Civil rights movements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Juvenile fiction
Subject Black Panther Party -- Juvenile fiction
Subject(s) Racism -- Juvenile fiction
African American teenage boys -- Juvenile fiction
Brothers -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Juvenile fiction
Subject United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 290 p. ; 22 cm
Note A Junior Library Guild selection
Awards John Steptoe Award for New Talent, author, 2010
Note Ages 9-14
Summary 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

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