With the might of angels : the diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson
With the might of angels : the diary of Dawnie Rae Johnson

Pinkney, Andrea Davis author.


1st ed.

Publication Information
New York : Scholastic, 2011.

Physical Description
324 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.

Dear America.

General Note
"Hadley, Virginia, 1954"--Cover.

Reading Level
740 L Lexile

Subject Term
School integration -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Families -- Virginia -- Fiction.
Diaries -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
Virginia -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.

In 1955 Hadley, Virginia, twelve-year-old Dawnie Rae Johnson, a tomboy who excels at baseball and at her studies, becomes the first African American student to attend the all-white Prettyman Coburn school, turning her world upside down. Includes historical notes about the period.

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