Jump into the sky
Title
Jump into the sky

Author
Pearsall, Shelley.

ISBN
9780375836992

Edition
1st ed.

Publication Information
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012.

Physical Description
344 p. ; 22 cm.

Reading Level
940 L Lexile

Corporate Subject
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 505th -- Fiction.

Subject Term
Segregation -- Fiction.
 
Prejudices -- Fiction.
 
African Americans -- Fiction.
 
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
United States -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.

Summary
In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.


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Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)BookJ FICTION PEA11Children's Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)BookJ FICTION PEA12Children's Collection
Stillwater Public LibraryBookJ FICTION PEA11Children's Collection