DIVerse Families
 
A Friendship for Today

Title

A Friendship for Today

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780545065634

Pages

172 pages

Genre

historical

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

divorced parents

Awards

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

Keywords

school integration; cat; polio; bullies

Diversity Impact

direct

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