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Author: Margaret McMullan; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fourteen-year-old Samantha and her mother move to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962 after her father is killed in Vietnam, and during the year they spend there Sam encounters both love and hate as she learns about photography from a new friend of her mother's and witnesses the prejudice and violence of the segregationists of the South.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Bildungsromane
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret McMullan; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
ISBN: 9780547076591 0547076592
OCLC Number: 432985974
Notes: Baldwin Library copy signed by the author.
"Manufactured in the United States of America"--t.p. verso.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
Description: 233 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Margaret McMullan.
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Fourteen-year-old Samantha and her mother move to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962 after her father is killed in Vietnam, and during the year they spend there Sam encounters both love and hate as she learns about photography from a new friend of her mother's and witnesses the prejudice and violence of the segregationists of the South.

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