A Girl Called Boy

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A pampered young African-American girl finds herself mysteriously transported back in time to the days of slavery. "A strong, unusual tale of time travel with a young black girl into the slavery past she rejects in the present." -- Kirkus Reviews, pointer

A pampered young black girl who has been mysteriously transported back to the days of slavery, struggles to escape her bondage.

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Overview

A pampered young African-American girl finds herself mysteriously transported back in time to the days of slavery. "A strong, unusual tale of time travel with a young black girl into the slavery past she rejects in the present." -- Kirkus Reviews, pointer

A pampered young black girl who has been mysteriously transported back to the days of slavery, struggles to escape her bondage.

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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.
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"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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618689255
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 2/1/2006
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 178
  • Sales rank: 784,776
  • Age range: 9 - 11 Years
  • Lexile: 860L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.41 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2004

    A wonderful story as well as history lesson!

    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!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2001

    An Outstanding book!

    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.

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