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A bus of our own

Author: Freddi Williams Evans; Shawn Costello
Publisher: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman and Co., 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although she really wants to go to school, walking the five miles is very difficult for Mable Jean and the other Black children, so she tries to find a way to get a bus for them the same as the white children have. Based on real events in Mississippi.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Freddi Williams Evans; Shawn Costello
ISBN: 0807509701 9780807509708 9780807509715 080750971X
OCLC Number: 46449006
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: written by Freddi Williams Evans ; illustrated by Shawn Costello.

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Although she really wants to go to school, walking the five miles is very difficult for Mable Jean and the other Black children, so she tries to find a way to get a bus for them the same as the white children have. Based on real events in Mississippi.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-08-21) Good Permalink

     A girl wants to be able to have a bus to ride to school on so she banded with others to get one. Her and the other African-Americans in the community work together to build a bus of their own. I feel the books just skimmed the surface of the real story and for me it was a...
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