Nic Stone (A)
List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - An Adventure Down South - 2021)
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a timely middle-grade road-trip story through landmarks of the Civil Rights movement and the map they lay for contemporary race relations.
How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma:
Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring break trip that got CANCELLED.
Fasten Your Seatbelt: G'ma's never conventional, so this trip won't be either.
Use the Green Book: G'ma's most treasured possession. It holds history, memories, and most important, the way home.
What Not to Bring:
A Cell Phone: Avoid contact with Dad at all costs. Even when G'ma starts acting stranger than usual.
Set against the backdrop of the segregation history of the American South, take a trip with this New York Times bestseller and an eleven-year-old boy who is about to discover that the world hasn't always been a welcoming place for kids like him, and things aren't always what they seem--his G'ma included. (240 pgs) Ages 8-12
"Truly a delight." -Christopher Paul Curtis, author of Newbery Medal winner Bud, Not Buddy
Lexile Measure: 780L
Grade Level: 3 - 7
Shipping Weight : 5.6 ounces
Product Dimensions : 5.19 x 0.59 x 7.63 inches