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Author English, Karen.

Title Francie / Karen English.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Square Fish : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008.


Edition 1st Square Fish ed.
Description 204 pages ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "A Coretta Scott King honor book"--Cover.
Reprint with new "Go fish" addition. Previously published: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1999.
Go fish section contents an interview with the author.
Summary When the sixteen-year-old boy whom she tutors in reading is accused of attempting to murder a white man, Francie gets herself in serious trouble for her efforts at friendship.
Awards Notable Children's Book (ALSC), Middle readers, 2000
Subject African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
African American girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Mississippi -- Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Mississippi -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780312373832 (pbk.)
031237383X (pbk.)

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