Bone by Bone by Bone

Bone by Bone by Bone

by Tony Johnston
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Bone by Bone by Bone by Tony Johnston

FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN WHITE AND BLACK in 1950s Tennessee. Tony Johnston draws on her own childhood memories to limn a portrait of a sensitive and compassionate boy fighting for a friendship his father forbids.

David's daddy is determined that his son will grow up to be a doctor like himself. David studies the human bones, and secretly teaches them in turn to his black friend, Malcolm. In a rage, Dr. Church forbids Malcolm to ever enter their home—and threatens to kill him if he does. David tries to change his daddy's mind. but when Malcolm crosses the line, Dr. Church grabs his shotgun.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596431133
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication date: 08/07/2007
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,253,274
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile: 680L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Tony Johnston, author of Any Small Goodness, grew up in the South and now lives in San Marino, California. Bone by Bone by Bone is her first book for Roaring Brook Press.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
Bone by Bone by Bone by Tony Johnston is a great book. I recommend it to ages 13 and up. There are a few spelling and grammar errors, but it does not stop this book from being fantastic.