Little Rock Nine (Turning Points) (Paperback)

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By Marshall Poe, Ellen Lindner (Illustrator)
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There are moments in every country's history when decisions are made and actions are taken that will change the course of that country's future. Turning Points historical graphic novels bring these moments in American history to life.

Sixteen-year-old William McNally and fifteen-year-old Thomas Johnson both live in Little Rock, Arkansas, in the summer of 1957. They both love baseball and teasing their little sisters. There's just one big difference -- William is white, and Thomas, the son of William's family's maid, is black. After the Supreme Court rules in favor of desegregating public schools, Little Rock Central High School prepares to enroll its first nine African-American students, and William and Thomas are caught in the center of a storm.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781416950660
ISBN-10: 1416950664
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication Date: July 2008
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Turning Points