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Kizzy Ann Stamps / Jeri Watts.

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Available copies

  • 4 copies at SC LENDS.

Current holds

1 current hold with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Allendale Branch J WAT (Text) 30365100754705 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch J FIC WAT (Text) 0530009834116 Children's Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch J FIC WAT (Text) 0530009834108 Children's Fiction Collection Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch J FIC WAT (Text) 30018004182040 Juvenile Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch JFIC WATTS (Text) 33205010412092 Juvenile Fiction In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763658953 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 183 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: In 1963, as Kizzy Ann prepares for her first year at an integrated school, she worries about the color of her skin, the scar running from the corner of her right eye to the tip of her smile, and whether anyone at the white school will like her. She writes letters to her new teacher in a clear, insistent voice, stating her troubles and asking questions with startling honesty. The new teacher is supportive, but not everyone feels the same, so there is a lot to write about. Her brother, James, is having a far less positive school experience than she is, and the annoying white neighbor boy won't leave her alone. But Shag, her border collie, is her refuge. Even so, opportunity clashes with obstacle. Kizzy Ann knows she and Shag could compete well in the dog trials, but will she be able to enter?
Subject: African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Girls > Juvenile fiction.
Dogs > Juvenile fiction.
Border collie > Juvenile fiction.
Race relations > Juvenile fiction.
United States > History > 1961-1969 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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