Last Days in Africville

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Dundurn, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 110 pages
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On the shores of Bedford Basin in Halifax, 12-year-old Selina Palmer is growing up in the community of Africville in the 1960s. Struggling with what it means to be the only black student in her Grade 6 class, Selina takes comfort in the fact that every day she goes home to a loving and vibrant neighbourhood, where friends and family accept her as she is. But ugly rumours are starting to surface about the fate of Africville...

 

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Last Days in Africville is a young adult novel about a young girl 'Struggling with what it means to be the only black student in her calss in the mid 1960's Halifax'. What she does enjoy is the close ... Read full review

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One
1
Two
9
Three
15
Four
24
Five
35
Six
46
Seven
57
Eight
66
Nine
78
Ten
87
Eleven
95
Twelve
103
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Dorothy Perkyns is the author of several previous young adult novels. She lives in Blandford, Nova Scotia.

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