By (author) Mary Ann Rodman
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Yankee Girl by Mary Ann Rodman
Book DescriptionAn unflinching and heartfelt story about racism and finding the strength to stand up for what's right. Set in the Deep South in the 1960s, Yankee Girl still has strong resonances today. Synopsis It's 1964 and Alice Anne Moxley has moved to Mississippi from Chicago with her family. The 'Yankee Girl' is taunted by the other girls at school, although she soon discovers the other new girl - the school's first black student - suffers much worse. Alice is disturbed by what goes on, but knows she will remain an outsider if she defends Valerie. It takes a tragedy for her to realise what is really important and find the courage to act.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780746067499
(198mm x 130mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mary Ann Rodman
First Grade Stinks!, Hardback (February 2014)
In addition to winning the Jack Ezra Keats Award New Writerand New Illustrator Award and the Charlotte Zolotow award for My Best Friend, Rodman's book is also on the CCBC Choices 2006 list.
Jimmy's Stars, Paperback (June 2009)
Set in Pennsylvania during the Second World War, this book presents a tale of growing up and facing change amid the sacrifices of war.
Yankee Girl, Paperback / softback (December 2008)
In 1964, Alice Ann Moxley's FBI-agent father is reassigned from Chicago to Jackson, Mississippi, to protect black people who are registering to vote. Alice finds herself thrust into the midst of the racial turmoil that dominates current events, especially when a Negro girl joins her sixth-grade class.
My Best Friend, Paperback / softback (June 2007)» View all books by Mary Ann Rodman
Lily chooses Tamika to be her best friend at the neighborhood pool. But Tamika already has a best friend and doesn't care about Lily. No matter how hard Lily tries to impress Tamika, nothing works. This charming story helps kids learn about what a true friend is. Full color.
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Author Biography - Mary Ann Rodman
Mary Ann Rodman was inspired to write Yankee Girl, her first novel, after leaving her job as a librarian and moving to Thailand. The experience of dealing with a completely different culture reminded her of her childhood years spent in Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s. Mary Ann moved to Mississippi during the height of the civil rights movement when her father, an FBI agent, was sent to work there. Mary Ann now lives in Alpharetta, Georgia.
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