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Jump into the sky

Pearsall, Shelley.

New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012.

344 p. ; 22 cm.

In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon,where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

Reading Level: 6.9

Available

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0375836993

LC Call No:

PZ7.P3166 Jum 2012

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Pearsall, Shelley.

Title:

Jump into the sky / Shelley Pearsall.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012.

Physical:

344 p. ; 22 cm.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, September 2012

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, September 2012

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starre, October 2012

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, July 2012

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), October 2012

Summary:

In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon,where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

Target Audience:

6.9.

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett Library Resources.

Subject:

United States.--Army.--Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th--Fiction.

Subject:

Segregation--Fiction.

Subject:

Prejudices--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Father-son relationship--Fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

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