Don't Say Aint

Don't Say Aint

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by Irene Smalls, Colin Bootman
     
 

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In the 1950s, Dana struggles to live in two worlds—her Harlem neighborhood and the advanced school she attends—while staying true to herself. Irene Smalls and Colin Bootman team up in this heart-warming story of friendship, integration, opportunity, and hard choices.  See more details below

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In the 1950s, Dana struggles to live in two worlds—her Harlem neighborhood and the advanced school she attends—while staying true to herself. Irene Smalls and Colin Bootman team up in this heart-warming story of friendship, integration, opportunity, and hard choices.

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Publishers Weekly
In this tale set in 1957 Harlem, a girl learns to reconcile the ideas of her new integrated school with her home life. "Spare, lifelike oil paintings credibly convey the era and the heroine's emotions," wrote PW. Ages 5-10. (Feb.) Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570913822
Publisher:
Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
02/04/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Irene Smalls grew up in Harlem where Double Dutch was her favorite game. She graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in black studies and from New York University with an M.B.A. She is the author of 15 books for children, including KEVIIN AND HIS DAD (Little, Brown). Irene Smalls performs and lectures at schools and conferences around the country. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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