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Virgie goes to school with us boys

Author: Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard; Earl B Lewis
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the post-Civil War South, a young African American girl is determined to prove that she can go to school just like her older brothers. Virgie, youngest in a family of boys, vows that she will accompany her brothers when they walk the seven miles to school every Monday morning. All Virgie wants is to go to school with her brothers George, Will, Nelson, Val, and C.C. But they keep saying she's too little for the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
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Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald.
Virgie goes to school with us boys.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999
(OCoLC)606287665
Online version:
Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald.
Virgie goes to school with us boys.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999
(OCoLC)606526845
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard; Earl B Lewis
ISBN: 0689800762 9780689800764
OCLC Number: 38055943
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 2001.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2001.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 190
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis.
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All Virgie wants to do is go to school with her five older brothers, who think she's too small and that girls don't need an education. Based on lives of the author's ancestors, this story is captured  Read more...

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