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1944. Clem's father is away, serving as a sailor in World War II. When the family receives news that his father has died in the infamous Port Chicago explosion in San Francisco, everything begins to fall apart. Clem's mother is forced to work long, tough hours as a maid for a wealthy white family. The obstacles put in place by racial injustice seem insurmountable. Soon Clem can barely recognize his home-- and himself. Can he live up to his father's legacy? -- adapted from jacket
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J FIC CLINE -RANSOME (Text) 33892100748210 Children's New Books Book None 08/30/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780823446049
  • ISBN: 0823446042
  • Physical Description: 248 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [2021]

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General Note:
"A companion to the Coretta Scott King Honor-winning Finding Langston"--dust jacket.
Summary, etc.:
1944. Clem's father is away, serving as a sailor in World War II. When the family receives news that his father has died in the infamous Port Chicago explosion in San Francisco, everything begins to fall apart. Clem's mother is forced to work long, tough hours as a maid for a wealthy white family. The obstacles put in place by racial injustice seem insurmountable. Soon Clem can barely recognize his home-- and himself. Can he live up to his father's legacy? -- adapted from jacket
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Holiday House.
Grades 4-6. Holiday House.
Subject: Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944 > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Illinois > Chicago > Juvenile fiction.
Racism > Juvenile fiction.
Fathers > Death > Juvenile fiction.
African American boys > Juvenile fiction.
Family life > Illinois > Chicago > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Single-parent families > Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / General.
Families.
Illinois > Chicago.
Genre: Children's stories.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Historical fiction.

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