A Girl Called Boy

A Girl Called Boy

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by Belinda Hurmence
     
 

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A pampered young African-American girl finds herself mysteriously transported back in time to the days of slavery.

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A pampered young African-American girl finds herself mysteriously transported back in time to the days of slavery.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Annoyed with her father for constantly bragging about his ancestors, an 11-year-old black girl learns some interesting truths when she is transported back to the year 1853. Ages 8-11. (Oct.)
From the Publisher

"A strong, unusual tale of time travel with a young black girl into the slavery past she rejects in the present." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618689255
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
02/13/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
835,094
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.41(d)
Lexile:
860L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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Girl Called Boy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is one of the first I remember reading as a child. It is a great read and will teach your child something about the history of our counrty during slavery. I recommend it for any child over eight!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Blache Overtha Yancey is a stubborn eleven year old African American girl who is tired of hearing her parents talk about there ancestors and slavery. She soons learn that it wasn't all that easy as she thought when she is mysteriously transported back in slavery and have to struggle to find her way back home.