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When her FBI-agent father is transferred to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964, eleven-year-old Alice wants to be popular but also wants to reach out to the one black girl in her class in a newly-integrated school.
|Statement||Mary Ann Rodman.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.R6166 Yan 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||219 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||219|
|LC Control Number||2003049048|
Get this from a library! Yankee girl. [Mary Ann Rodman] -- When her FBI-agent father is transferred to Jackson, Mississippi, in , eleven-year-old Alice wants to be popular but also wants to reach out to the one black girl in her class in a. This idea of equality and justice was conveyed to me in the book ‘Yankee Girl’ written by Mary Ann Rodman. It follows the story of Alice Ann Moxley, an eleven year old girl and how she is stuck between the ‘Right Thing’ to do and the .
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Book Review: Yankee Girl - Mary Ann Rodman This is a gem of a civil rights story! Mary Ann Rodman draws deeply on her own personal experience as she tells the story of Alice Ann Moxley, a sixth-grader who moved to Mississippi from Chicago when her FBI agent father was stationed there to help with integration. Gerry Spiess heads Yankee Girl toward Hawaii. PROLOGUE In , Gerry Spiess sailed Yankee Girl solo across the North Atlantic Ocean to set a world's record for the smallest boat crossing, west to east. It took him 54 days to sail 3, miles from Virginia Beach, Virginia to Falmouth, England.
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Yankee Girl is a novel about a girl named Alice Moxley. Alice's father is an FBI agent, who gets transferred from Chicago to Jackson, Mississippi in the midst of intense racism and violence. Alice struggles to make friends in her 6th grade class, as most of /5.
Alice ("Yankee Girl") Moxley, the new girl in school, is desperate to be accepted, but she knows how much worse it is for her classmate Valerie, the only black student.
Introducing each chapter, newspaper headlines chart the political struggle, but the honesty of Alice's narrative moves Yankee girl book beyond docu-novel/5(24). Mary Ann Rodman's debut novel, Yankee Girl, was based on her own childhood experience.
Her books include Jimmy's Stars, was published in Spring by FSG. She lives with her family in Alpharetta, Georgia/5(24). In this impressive debut novel set inRodman infuses the familiar struggle of the new girl in town with immediacy, danger and historical relevance.
Alice. Yankee Girl by Mary Ann Rodman Book Resume: Valerie's voice is as sweet as honey. She's the obvious choice to star in the Nativity. But this is Mississippi,and Valerie is the first black student to attend her school. Book Wizard; Yankee Girl. By Mary Ann Rodman.
Grades. Genre. Fiction. Alice is eleven years old when her father's FBI job transfers him to Mississippi in In her recently integrated school, Alice is forced to choose between showing friendship to the new black student and being popular with her other classmates.
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Set in the Deep South in the s, Yankee Girl is a powerful, resonant and relevant story about racism and doing the right thing. Not available for purchase in the EU.
Part of the Usborne Modern Classic series: timeless stories from award-winning authors. “ A wonderful book about the power of friendship which will appeal to all ages.
YANKEE GIRL by Mary Ann Rodman ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ap “Living in Mississippi was like living in a foreign country” to year-old Chicago native Alice Ann : Mary Ann Rodman. For some readers, Yankee Girl just might be that book., "In this impressive debut novel set inRodman infuses the familiar struggle of the new girl in town with immediacy, danger and historical Rating: % positive.
Written by Mary Ann Rodman Review by Annemarie Simmons Yankee Girl is about a young American girl, Alice, who has just moved to Mississippi from her home in Chicago.
At the time during the s, there were still divisions between the South and North of the USA. Mary Ann Rodman's debut novel, Yankee Girl, was based on her own childhood experience.
Her books include Jimmy's Stars, was published in Spring by FSG. She lives with her family in Alpharetta, Georgia. Book Overview An unflinching story about racism and culture clash in the year isand Alice Ann Moxley's FBI-agent father has been reassigned from Chicago to Jackson, Mississippi, to protect black people who are registering to vote.
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About this book. Usborne Modern Classics Yankee Girl. It’s and Alice has moved to Mississippi from Chicago with her family. Nicknamed ‘Yankee Girl’ and taunted by the in-crowd at school, Alice soon discovers the other new girl Valerie – one of the school’s first black students – has it much worse.
Yankee Girl by Mary Ann Rodman As a child, author Mary Ann Rodman moved from Chicago to Jackson, Mississippi. "Yankee Girl" is the story of Alice, an 11 year old girl who has just moved to Mississippi from Chicago in This novel is autobiographical based on Rodman's own experiences, and it describes how Alice settles into her new life with her family.
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Yankee Girl by Mary Ann Rodman ISBN ISBN An NCSS-CBC Notable Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies A VOYA Top Shelf Fiction Book for Middle School Readers FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX 19 Union Square West, New York, NY An unflinching story about racism and culture clash in the year isand Alice Ann Moxley's FBI-agent father has been reassigned from Chicago to Jackson, Mississippi, to protect black people who are registering to vote.
Alice finds herself thrust into the midst of the racial turmoil that dominates current events, especially when a Negro girl named Valerie Taylor joins /5(3).
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