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Granddaddy's turn : a journey to the ballot box

Bandy, Michael S., author.

Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2015]

32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm

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Presents a picture book tale of a real life family and their experiences during the Civil Rights era. Young Michael and his Granddaddy take a very special trip into town after African Americans are given the right to vote--Granddaddy will vote for the first time in his life, but there are still struggles on the road to true justice for African Americans.

Reading Counts: Level 3.6 LG / 0.5 Points / 176068.

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ISBN:

9780763665937

Dewey Class No:

[E] 23

Author:

Bandy, Michael S., author.

Title:

Granddaddy's turn : a journey to the ballot box / Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein ; illustrated by James E. Ransome.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm

ContentType:

text rdacontent

ContentType:

still image sti rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide, 4/2016

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, 6/29/2015

Citation/Refs:

School Library Connection, 10/2015

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, 5/2015

Summary:

Presents a picture book tale of a real life family and their experiences during the Civil Rights era. Young Michael and his Granddaddy take a very special trip into town after African Americans are given the right to vote--Granddaddy will vote for the first time in his life, but there are still struggles on the road to true justice for African Americans.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS LG 3.6 0.5 176068.

Subject:

Voting--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Grandfathers--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Stein, Eric, 1959- author.

AE:PersName:

Ransome, James E., illustrator.

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