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Fire from the Rock
by Sharon M. Draper

    Publication Date: Sep 18, 2008
    List Price: $8.99
    Format: Paperback, 231 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Young Adult
    ISBN13: 9780142411995
    Imprint: Speak
    Publisher: Penguin Random House
    Parent Company: Bertelsmann

    Paperback Description:

    Sylvia is shocked and confused when she is asked to be one of the first black students to attend Central High School, which is scheduled to be integrated in the fall of 1957, whether people like it or not. Before Sylvia makes her final decision, smoldering racial tension in the town ignites into flame. When the smoke clears, she sees clearly that nothing is going to stop the change from coming. It is up to her generation to make it happen, in as many different ways as there are colors in the world.

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