DIVerse Families
 
A Friendship for Today

Title

A Friendship for Today

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Pages

172 pages

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780545065634

Genre

historical

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Divorce; Race discrimination; divorced parents; racism; prejudice

Annotation

In 1954, when desegregation comes to Kirkland, Missouri, ten-year-old Rosemary faces many changes and challenges at school and at home as her parents separate.

Grade Level

3-5

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Awards

Nautilus Book Award, 2008, Silver, Children's Young Adult -Fiction/Fantasy

Keywords

school integration; cat; polio; bullies

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

A Friendship for Today

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