Last Days in Africville by Dorothy Perkyns
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Last Days in Africville
By Dorothy Perkyns

Last Days in Africville

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Last Days in Africville by Dorothy Perkyns

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Awards: English Fiction 2005.
  • Shortlisted for Saskatchewan Young Reader's Choice Diamond Willow Award 2005.
  • Shortlisted for Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award 2004.

Book Description

On the shores of Bedford Basin in Halifax, 12-year-old Selina Palmer is growing up in the community of Africville in the 1960s. Struggling with what it means to be the only black student in her Grade 6 class, Selina takes comfort in the fact that every day she goes home to a loving and vibrant neighbourhood, where friends and family accept her as she is. But ugly rumours are starting to surface about the fate of Africville...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550026306
ISBN-10: 1550026305
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 133mm x 7mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publisher: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: Canada


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Author Biography - Dorothy Perkyns

Dorothy Perkyns is the author of several previous young adult novels. She lives in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

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