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Darby
By Jonathon Scott Fuqua

Darby

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Darby by Jonathon Scott Fuqua

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"Darby's first-person narrative is frank and immediate . . . expressing what it's like for an ordinary white kid who suddenly discovers evil and courage where she lives." BOOKLIST A Book Sense 76 Top Ten Pick A National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book for Young People An International Reading Association Notable Book "The root of this work stems from a series of oral history interviews the author conducted. . . . Darby symbolizes how one person, even a child, can make a difference." KIRKUS REVIEWS "Her voice, rich with southern idiom, rings true." THE HORN BOOK"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780763622909
ISBN-10: 0763622907
Format: Paperback / softback
(194mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 242
Imprint: Candlewick Press,U.S.
Publisher: Candlewick Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jonathon Scott Fuqua

Jonathon Scott Fuqua is the author of THE REAPPEARANCE OF SAM WEBBER, an acclaimed debut that received an American Library Association s 2000 Alex Award as the "best adult novel for young adults." The characters in DARBY are loosely based on a series of oral history interviews the author conducted in Marlboro County, South Carolina, over a three-year period. "In the end," he says of this novel, "I hope that the book does justice to good people born into troubling times, some of whom, in small ways, helped lay the foundation for change and justice." Jonathon Scott Fuqua teaches writing and art in Baltimore, Maryland, where he lives with his wife and daughter."

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