The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had

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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  - Shanelle Cao - Goodreads

Upon seeing the title of this book, I was immediately interested. The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had by Kristin Levine is a gripping novel about a white Southern boy, named Dit, and an African-American girl ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nicholas - Goodreads

The realistic fiction book “The Best Bad luck I Ever Had” by the author Kristin Levine, gives a perspective of how a black person is treated when around white people in the past. First, Dit expects to ... Read full review

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Kristin Levine lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband and daughter. This is her first novel.

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