FeathersBook - 2007
When a new, white student nicknamed the Jesus Boy joins her sixth grade class in the winter of 1971, Frannie's growing friendship with him makes her start to see some things in a new light.
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SFPL_DeafServicesLibrns Jan 25, 2016
A Newbery Honor Book, grade four-seven. Frannie is intrigued by an Emily Dickinson poem and grapples with its meaning, especially after a white student joins Frannie's all-black sixth-grade classroom.
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