Fire from the Rock

 
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Fire from the Rock
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12+
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August 16, 2007
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9780525477204
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Sylvia Patterson is shocked and confused when she is asked to be one of the first black students to attend Central High School, which is scheduled to be integrated in September 1957, whether the citizens or governor of Arkansas like it or not. Before Sylvia makes her final decision, smoldering racial tension in the town ignites into flame. When the smoke clears, she sees clearly that nothing is going to stop the change from coming. It is up to her generation to make it happen, in as many different ways as there are colors in the world.

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Reader reviewed by PeaceChik

This book is awesome.  I think it shows how cruel the days in the south really were.  Its about this girl named, well I forgot her name and she's offerd the cahnc to intergrate an all white high school.  The group she's supposed to go with will later be known in history as The Little Rock Nine.  While she faces problems with relationships and at home she has to figure out rather to make history.

Another great, Draper!

PeaCe
 
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