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Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks$17.99The Rock and the River (Audio Compact Disc - Unabridged)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio$69.97
In 1968 Chicago, it's not easy for thirteen-year-old Sam to be the son of known civil rights activist Roland Childs. Especially when his older brother, Stick, starts keeping to himself. Then, one day, Sam finds something under Stick's bed that changes everything: literature about the Black Panthers. Suddenly, nothing feels certain anymore. And when Dr. King is shot and killed, Sam's father's words are no longer enough to make him believe in change....This moving, coming-of-age story gracefully encompasses the scope of the struggle between the civil rights and black power movements through an intimate and relatable lens.
- ISBN-13: 9781416978039
- ISBN-10: 1416978038
- Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
- Publish Date: April 2010
- Page Count: 304
- Reading Level: Ages 9-14
Series: Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe Award for New Talent