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Lunch Box Dream

Title

Lunch Box Dream

Authors

Tony Abbott

Publisher

Farrar Straus Giroux

Pages

178 pages

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780374346737

Genre

historical

Topic

Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism; segregation

Annotation

Told from multiple points of view, a white family on a 1959 road trip between Ohio and Florida, visiting Civil War battlefields along the way, crosses paths with a black family near Atlanta, where one of their children has gone missing.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

multiple

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Awards

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2012

Keywords

automobile travel; families; family life; missing children; race relations; Southern states

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Lunch Box Dream

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