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Revolution

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Robin Miles, Francois Battiste, Stacey Aswad, Jd Jackson

12 Hours 10 Minutes

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July 2014

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It's 1964, and Sunny's town is being invaded.  Or at least that's what the adults of Greenwood, Mississippi are saying. All Sunny knows is that people from up north are coming to help people register to vote.  They're calling it Freedom Summer.

Meanwhile, Sunny can't help but feel like her house is being invaded, too.  She has a new stepmother, a new brother, and a new sister crowding her life, giving her little room to breathe.  And things get even trickier when Sunny and her brother are caught sneaking into the local swimming pool -- where they bump into a mystery boy whose life is going to become tangled up in theirs.

As she did in her groundbreaking documentary novel COUNTDOWN award-winning author Deborah Wiles uses stories and images to tell the riveting story of a certain time and place -- and of kids who, in a world where everyone is choosing sides, must figure out how to stand up for themselves and fight for what's right.

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  • Teresa Burns Gunther

    This was an interesting and timely read. The narration was excellent, but the book at times was pedantic, telling more than necessary. For someone who knows nothing of the history of this time it would be excellent.

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