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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763622907, Paperback)"Darby's first-person narrative is frank and immediate . . . expressing what it's like for an ordinary white kid who suddenly discovers evil — and courage — where she lives." — BOOKLIST
A Book Sense 76 Top Ten Pick
A National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book for Young People
An International Reading Association Notable Book
"The root of this work stems from a series of oral history interviews the author conducted. . . . Darby symbolizes how one person, even a child, can make a difference." — KIRKUS REVIEWS
"Her voice, rich with southern idiom, rings true." — THE HORN BOOK
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In 1926, nine-year-old Darby Carmichael stirs up trouble in Marlboro County, South Carolina, when she writes a story for the local newspaper promoting racial equality.
An edition of this book was published by Candlewick Press.
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