The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had
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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Review: The Best Bad Luck I Ever HadUser Review - Emily Rietz - Goodreads
4.5 stars! This was a wonderful story and a needed one for middle grade readers. I loved Levine's Lions of Little Rock, so I was eager to read her first. Both Dit and Emma's character evolution was ... Read full review
Review: The Best Bad Luck I Ever HadUser Review - Debbie Tanner - Goodreads
My niece recommended this one to me and I just loved it. It's a story about a boy called Dit who is one of 10 children and is worried that no one notices him. The story is set in Alabama in 1918 and ... Read full review