With the Might of Angels (Dear America Series)

With the Might of Angels (Dear America Series)

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

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Coretta Scott King winner Andrea Davis Pinkney brings her talents to a brand-new Dear America diary about the Civil Rights Movement.

FORMAT: 4 CDs, Unabridged

In the fall of 1955, twelve-year-old Dawn Rae Johnson's life turns upside down. After the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education, Dawnie learns she will be attending a previously all-white school. She's the only one of her friends to go to this new school and to leave the comfort of all that is familiar to face great uncertainty in the school year ahead.

However, not everyone supports integration and much of the town is outraged at the decision. Dawnie must endure the harsh realities of racism firsthand, while continuing to work hard to get a good education and prove she deserves the opportunity. But the backlash against Dawnie's attendance of an all-white school is more than she's prepared for. W

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545353977
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: Dear America Series
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Andrea Davis Pinkney is the author of many children's books, including the Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book, LET IT SHINE: STORIES OF BLACK WOMEN FREEDOM FIGHTERS; DUKE ELLINGTON, a Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor Book; BOYCOTT BLUES: HOW ROSA PARKS INSPIRED A NATION; and most recently the NEW YORK TIMES bestseller, SIT-IN: HOW FOUR FRIENDS STOOD UP BY SITTING DOWN. She lives in New York City, where she also works as a children’s book editor.

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With the Might of Angels 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
gigiMH More than 1 year ago
purchased for granddaughter, however, my daughter started reading it and couldn't put it down!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dont listen to the second part of what the person above my review said. ALL dear america books are good including I walk in dread. Tes the book is sad but it is still a very good book. Trust me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing. If you need a histirical fiction book this is the one!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ok this was the best very insparing!!! Im 10 and i read it when i was 9 love it
queenpanda0 More than 1 year ago
The diary is about a girl Dawnie Rae Johnson, that goes to an all-white school, the only black student there. She shows how she never gave up, even though she really wanted to, that she along with her parents never gave up. The diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson is the best book I have read, in the view of a young 12 year old girl that for the first time in her life, goes to an all white school. Andrea D. Pinkney has caught the essence in the history of the segregation of the black's from white's. I have read several books as my sister has and have never seen one that even comes close to showing the true nature of what African-American's have went through doing the years. I strongly recommend this book to all. Everyone should read this diary and know that even though it is based on some fact, it shows the truth in a child's eye. Everyone go and get a copy, as every child should read it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the best book ever! My favorite thing to do is read, so this book was read in 1 day by a 7 year old girl!!! Can you believe it???????!!!!!!!!!!!! That girl was no doubt 7 year old me!!!!! I am now 11years old!!!!!!!! People say that I am so smart. I love the attention. The name of me is KARISSA AUGUSTINE!!!!!! I am here to beat any readind contest!!!!!!! Give me a 300 page book, done in a easy hour and a half. WINK WINK WINK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book!Its amazing to think that people lived like that.....
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Loooks vearry good;we will wait and see...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So far from what i've read its very good
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
All dear americas are good except i walk in dread it is super sad