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A thousand never evers [electronic resource] / Shana Burg.

By: Burg, Shana.
Contributor(s): Listening Library.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Listening Library, 2008ISBN: 9780739367438 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book); 0739367439 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book).Subject(s): Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction | Race relations -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction | Civil rights movements -- Fiction | Race relations -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Audiobooks.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: [Fic] Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title Read by Kenya Brome.Summary: A bold work of historical fiction about one African American girl who finds her voice in segregated Mississippi. In Kuckachoo, Mississippi, 1963, Addie Ann Pickett worships her brother Elias and follows in his footsteps by attending the black junior high school. But when her careless act leads to her brother's disappearance and possible murder, Addie Ann, Mama, and Uncle Bump struggle with not knowing if he's dead or alive. Then a good deed meant to unite Kuckachoo sets off a chain of explosive events. Addie Ann knows Old Man Adams left his land to the white and black people to plant a garden and reap its bounty together, but the mayor denies it. On garden picking day, Addie Ann's family is sorely tested. Through tragedy, she finds the voice to lead a civil rights march all her own, and maybe change the future for her people.
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Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 116844 KB).

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

Downloadable audio file.

Title from: Title details screen.

Unabridged.

Read by Kenya Brome.

Duration: 8:07:49.

Age group: ages 9-12.

Grade range: grade 4 - grade 8.

A bold work of historical fiction about one African American girl who finds her voice in segregated Mississippi. In Kuckachoo, Mississippi, 1963, Addie Ann Pickett worships her brother Elias and follows in his footsteps by attending the black junior high school. But when her careless act leads to her brother's disappearance and possible murder, Addie Ann, Mama, and Uncle Bump struggle with not knowing if he's dead or alive. Then a good deed meant to unite Kuckachoo sets off a chain of explosive events. Addie Ann knows Old Man Adams left his land to the white and black people to plant a garden and reap its bounty together, but the mayor denies it. On garden picking day, Addie Ann's family is sorely tested. Through tragedy, she finds the voice to lead a civil rights march all her own, and maybe change the future for her people.

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