Last Days in Africville

Last Days in Africville

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Twelve-year-old Selina and her close family resist pressure from city authorities to move from Africville, but changes within the family make them reconsider.

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Short-listed for the 2004 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award, for the 2005 Diamond Willow Award and for the 2005 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award

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...

Publisher: Vancouver, BC : Beach Holme Publishing, c2003
ISBN: 9780888784469
Branch Call Number: JFIC Perky
Characteristics: 110 p


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Aug 02, 2012

This book was awesome! It really describes what it was like for african americans at that time.

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Aug 02, 2012

cheech thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over


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