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Walking to the bus-rider blues

Author: Harriette Robinet
Publisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2002, ©2000.
Series: Aladdin historical fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Aladdin Paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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Twelve-year-old Alfa Merryfield, his older sister, and their grandmother struggle for rent money, food, and their dignity as they participate in the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott in the summer of 1956.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriette Robinet
ISBN: 0689838867 9780689838866 9781435263260 143526326X 1404679731 9781404679733
OCLC Number: 48806693
Notes: "An Edgar Award nominee"--Cover.
"A Jean Karl book."
Awards: Short-listed for Georgia Children's Book Award (Children's Book) 2004
Target Audience: Middle School.; 550
Description: 146 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Aladdin historical fiction.
Responsibility: Harriette Gillem Robinet.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-08-27) Good Permalink

      Set during the Alabama bus boycott, a boy and his sister must find out where their rent money is going. Both children and their elderly grandmother (who is disoriented at times) work hard to make ends meet but their money is disappearing - with all the racial tension...
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