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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Peabody PL - Columbia City YP MCDONALD (Text) 30403001355221 Young Adult - Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Morristown Branch YA MCD (Text) 78731000414548 Young Adult Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0385731078
  • ISBN: 038590133X (GLB)
  • Physical Description: 263 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2004]

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In 1959 fifteen-year-old Dove, the daughter of a prosperous orange grower in Benevolence, Florida, feels increasingly uneasy after learning of acts of racism against the African American orange pickers by those close to her. It's 1959 in Benevolence, Florida, and life is as sweet as a Valencia orange for 15-year-old Dove Alderman. Whether she's sipping cherry Cokes with her girlfriends and listening to the Everly Brothers, eating key lime pie made by her housekeeper, Delia, or cruising around town with the coolest boy in school in his silver-blue T-bird convertible, Dove's days are as smooth and warm as the soft sand in her father's orange groves. But there's trouble brewing among the local migrant workers. Mysterious fires have broken out, and rumors are spreading that disgruntled pickers are to blame. Suddenly, black and white become a muddy shade of gray, and whispers of the KKK drift through the Southern air like sighs. The Klan could never exist in a place like Benevolence, Dove tells herself. Or could it?
Subject: Race relations > Fiction.
Racism > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Migrant labor > Fiction.
Florida > History > 20th century > Fiction.

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