The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 22, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 272 pages
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The last thing Harry ?Dit? Sims expects when Emma Walker comes to town is to become friends. Proper -talking, brainy Emma doesn?t play baseball or fi sh too well, but she sure makes Dit think, especially about the differences between black and white. But soon Dit is thinking about a whole lot more when the town barber, who is black, is put on trial for a terrible crime. Together Dit and Emma come up with a daring plan to save him from the unthinkable.

Set in 1917 and inspired by the author?s true family history, this is the poignant story of a remarkable friendship and the perils of small-town justice


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User Review  - breksarah - LibraryThing

This story is about a white boy and black girl in the early 1900s. Despite having contrasting personalities, they form a very strong friendship. When a black man is wrongly accused of a crime, they ... Read full review

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User Review  - RiaO - LibraryThing

This novel is about a friendship between a white boy, Dit, and black girl, Emma, in the year 1917. Dit and Emma are complete opposite personalities, but enjoy each others friendship and company. When ... Read full review

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