The Resource Darby, Jonathon Scott Fuqua

Darby, Jonathon Scott Fuqua

Label
Darby
Title
Darby
Statement of responsibility
Jonathon Scott Fuqua
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: Jonathon Scott Fuqua vividly evokes life in a small Southern town in this powerful story of friendship, race, and learning to trust your own voice-in a world that doesn't always welcome what you have to say. "From my back porch, I can see where my best friend lives. Evette's tenant house sits on my daddy's property-but on account of her being black and me being white, she hardly ever comes in my house, and I don't go in hers. My daddy says that's just the way it is." Darby Carmichael thinks her best friend is probably the smartest person she knows, even though, as Mama says, Evette's school uses worn-out books and crumbly chalk. Whenever they can, Darby and Evette shoot off into the woods beyond the farm to play at being fancy ladies and schoolteachers. One thing Darby has never dreamed of being-not until Evette suggests it-is a newspaper girl who writes down the truth for all to read. In no time, and with more than a little assistance from Evette, Darby and her column in the Bennettsville Times are famous in town and beyond. But is Marlboro County, South Carolina, circa 1926, ready for the truth its youngest reporter has to tell?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fuqua, Jonathon Scott
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.F96627
LC item number
Dar 2002
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.8
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Journalists
  • African Americans
  • Prejudices
  • South Carolina
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Darby, Jonathon Scott Fuqua
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46791132
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780763614171
Lccn
2001035061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)46791132
Label
Darby, Jonathon Scott Fuqua
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46791132
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780763614171
Lccn
2001035061
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)46791132

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