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Goin' someplace special / Patricia C. McKissack ; [illustrated by] Jerry Pinkney.

McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017 (Author). Pinkney, Jerry. (Illustrator).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library EJ MCK (Text) 33187004083719 EJ - Preschool-grade 3 Available -
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library B FIC MCKISSA (Text) 71561000129741 Picture books Available -
Newton Co PL - Morocco Community Library B FIC MCKISSA (Text) 71561000129581 NWPLMPicture books Available -
Newton Co PL - Roselawn Library B FIC MCKISSA (Text) 71561000129701 NWPLRPicture books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1416927352
  • Physical Description: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Edition: 1st Aladdin Paperbacks ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2009.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Tricia Ann experiences the humiliation of segregation as she ventures out into Nashville by herself in the 1950s, but bolstered by the love, respect, and pride of her grandmother and other elders, she continues on to reach "Someplace Special"--the public library where all are welcome.
Target Audience Note: 4.2
K-3 Follett Library Resources
Awards Note: Coretta Scott King Award, 2002
Subject: Segregation > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Historical fiction > Juvenile literature.
Nashville (Tenn.) > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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