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Author Pearsall, Shelley.

Title Jump into the sky / Shelley Pearsall.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j PEARSALL,SHE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 344 p. ; 22 cm.
Note "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
Summary In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.
Subject United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th -- Juvenile fiction.
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th -- Fiction.
Segregation -- Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Segregation -- Fiction.
Prejudices -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
United States -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
United States -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780375836992 (hbk.)
0375836993 (hbk.)
9780375936999 (hardcover library binding)
0375936998 (hardcover library binding)

 
    
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