Children's DVDs
 
Math Literature
 
Science Literature
 
Social Studies Literature
 
 
Educational Games
 
Author of the Month
 
Resource Books
 
Reading Tips
 
Features for Teachers
 
Parent and Teacher Benefits
 
About Us
 
Contact Us
 
Store Policies
 
Privacy Policy

by author, title or keyword:
Books  Web Pages

Home > Store > Third Grade Books > Goin' Someplace Special
 

Goin' Someplace Special

Product #:  0689818858
Description:  Confronted with the indignities and humiliations of segregated Nashville in the 1950s, young 'Tricia Ann holds her head high and remembers that she is "somebody, a human being--no better, no worse than anybody else in this world." For the first time, 'Tricia Ann has been allowed to venture outside her community all by herself. Her grandmother has prepared her well, fortifying her "with enough love, respect, and pride to overcome any situation." 'Tricia Ann, though frustrated by the Jim Crow laws that forbid her, as an African American, to enter certain restaurants and hotels, or even to sit on park benches marked "For Whites Only," rises above her pain and makes her way to one of the only places in the city that welcomes her with open arms: the public library. Drawing on her own Nashville childhood, Newbery Honor-winning author Patricia C. McKissack (The Dark- Thirty) brings the injustices of segregation to life in this bittersweet picture book. Illustrator Jerry Pinkney, four-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor Medalist, captures the spirit of the '50s with his lovely watercolors. McKissack and Pinkney previously collaborated on Mirandy and Brother Wind. --Emilie Coulter 2002 ALA Notable Children's Book
Price:  $15.99


   689818858
   Click for larger image

Price: $15.99
  

The Reading Nook
4322 Stonehaven Dr.
Valdosta, GA  31605
USA
Phone: 229-671-9426
Toll Free: 800-891-4215
Fax: 229-671-9250

© Copyright 2014 - The Reading Nook
Privacy Policy
Babies/Toddlers

Pre-School

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade