Fire from the rock

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Dutton Children's Books,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Language:
English
Description
Sylvia Patterson 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 September 1957, whether the citizens or governor of Arkansas 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.
More Details
ISBN:
9780525477204
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 5e3966a1-3bd9-4e4c-7f1b-2f74a3030309
Grouping Title fire from the rock
Grouping Author draper sharon m
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-02 04:50:08AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-17 04:57:53AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
author_display Draper, Sharon M
available_at_arlington Westover
collection_arlington Teen Fiction
detailed_location_arlington Westover Teen Fiction
display_description In 1957, Sylvia Patterson's life--that of a normal African American teenager--is disrupted by the impending integration of Little Rock's Central High when she is selected to be one of the first black students to attend the previously all white school. Includes author's note and related websites.
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id 5e3966a1-3bd9-4e4c-7f1b-2f74a3030309
isbn 9780525477204
item_details ils:.b13064629|.i13323180|Westover Teen Fiction|YF DRAPE|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|May 16, 2018|wyf||
itype_arlington Hardback
last_indexed 2018-07-17T08:57:53.458Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington YF DRAPE
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Westover
primary_isbn 9780525477204
publishDate 2007
record_details ils:.b13064629|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Dutton Children's Books,|c2007.|229 p. ; 22 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b13064629 .i13323180 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 999
subject_facet Little Rock (Ark.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Little Rock (Ark.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Fire from the rock
title_full Fire from the rock / Sharon M. Draper
title_short Fire from the rock