Fire from the rock
Fire from the rock

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills), author.


Publication Information
New York, NY : Speak, 2008, c2007.

Physical Description
231 p. ; 21 cm.

Reading Level
760 L Lexile

Subject Term
African Americans -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Families -- Arkansas -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
African American teenagers -- Fiction.
African American teenage girls -- Fiction.
Civil rights -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
Little Rock (Ark.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Arkansas -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.

In 1957, Sylvia Patterson's life--that of a normal African American teenager--is disrupted by the impending integration of Little Rock's Central High when she is selected to be one of the first black students to attend the previously all white school. Includes author's note and related websites.

LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Bayport Public LibraryBookYA FICTION DRA11Teen Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)BookYA FICTION DRA01Checked Out
Stillwater Public LibraryPaperback bookPB J FICTION DRA11Children's Collection