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Crow by Barbara Wright
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Mar 12, 2013 | ISBN 9780375873676

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  • Mar 12, 2013 | ISBN 9780375873676 | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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Praise

Starred Review, School Library Journal, January 1, 2012:
“The expert blending of vivid historical details with the voice of a courageous, relatable hero makes this book shine.”

Starred Review, The Horn Book Magazine, January 1, 2012:
“Wright has taken a little-known event and brought it to vivid life, with a richly evoked setting of a town on the Cape Fear River, where a people not far from the days of slavery look forward to the promise of the twentieth century.”

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, December 12, 2011:
“This thought-provoking novel and its memorable cast offer an unflinching and fresh take on race relations, injustice, and a fascinating, little-known chapter of history.”

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, November 15, 2011:
“Relying on historical records, Wright deftly combines real and fictional characters to produce an intimate story about the Wilmington riots to disenfranchise black citizens. An intensely moving, first-person narrative of a disturbing historical footnote told from the perspective of a very likable, credible young hero.”

Awards

ALA Notable Children’s Book NOMINEE 2013

New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing NOMINEE 2012

NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies SELECTION 2013

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