Academic journal article Language Arts

Revolution

Academic journal article Language Arts

Revolution

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Revolution Written by Deborah Wiles Scholastic, 2014, 540 pp., ISBN 978-0- 5451- 0607- 8

This riveting story set in Mississippi during Freedom Summer (1964) provides a window into the collision of ideologies about equality. Before "the invaders" arrived in her hometown to set up Freedom Schools and voter registration drives, the most important decision Sunny had to make each day was which Beatles song to listen to with her friends or how to avoid getting caught sneaking out of Bible school. Now that college students and civil rights activists have arrived, the town is flooded with reporters and police officers who are causing unease among the residents. In addition to navigating the politics of her town, Sunny is having a difficult time forming a relationship with her father's new wife and her children. …

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