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Title:

Goin' Someplace Special

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Author:

McKissack, Pat

Illustrator:

Jerry Pinkney

Publisher:

Athaneum

Categories:

Popular

Ages:

9-12

Summary: Beautifully illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, this story follows African AmericanTricia Ann through 1950s Nashville on her way to "someplace special."  She endsher journey at the Nashville Public Library, where "all are welcome."  This is alonger picture book, and the racism Tricia Ann faces makes it more appropriatefor older children.

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Robert

Hometown:

Muskogee, OK

Age:

9

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This was about a young girl. She was sad at how people acted. She found her freedom at the library.

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Amanda

Hometown:

Burlington

Age:

10

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I liked this book and you will too.

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