The other side, Part 2001

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Putnam's, Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town.

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I love the realistic illustrations. - LibraryThing
Lewis' illustrations are a cop out. - LibraryThing
I also love the character development in the book. - LibraryThing
The characterization in this book is well done. - LibraryThing
I also enjoyed the illustrations of this story. - LibraryThing
The illustrations were handpainted. - LibraryThing
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User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

This book represents and deals with racism beautifully. The story is simple but brings up defining issues that are better left unsaid. I would definitely bring this story into any classroom setting ... Read full review

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Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

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About the author (2001)

Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 12, 1963 and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and Brooklyn, New York. She received a B.A. in English from Adelphi University in 1985. She is a full-time writer and her books include Miracle's Boys, which won the Coretta Scott King Award in 2001 and After Tupac and D Foster, Feathers and Show Way, which won Newbery Honors. Her other awards include the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

E.B. Lewis's watercolor paintings appear in BIG BOY and many other picture books. The recipient of a Coretta Scott King Honor for Illustration, he lives in Folsom, New Jersey.

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