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Ron's Big Mission
by Rose Blue and Corinne J. Naden and Don Tate


Overview - Nine-year-old Ron loves going to the Lake City Public Library to look through all the books on airplanes and flight. Today, Ron is ready to take out books by "himself." But in the segregated world of South Carolina in the 1950s, Ron's obtaining his own library card is not just a small rite of passage?it is a young man's fi rst courageous mission.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Nine-year-old Ron loves going to the Lake City Public Library to look through all the books on airplanes and flight. Today, Ron is ready to take out books by "himself." But in the segregated world of South Carolina in the 1950s, Ron's obtaining his own library card is not just a small rite of passage?it is a young man's fi rst courageous mission. Here is an inspiring story, based on Ron McNair's life, of how a little boy, future scientist, and "Challenger" astronaut desegregated his library through peaceful resistance.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780525478492
  • ISBN-10: 0525478493
  • Publisher: Dutton Books
  • Publish Date: January 2009
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-8


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