Leon's story

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Scholastic, 2002 - African Americans - 107 pages
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The son of a North Carolina sharecropper recalls the hard times faced by his family and other African Americans in the first half of the twentieth century and the changes that the civil rights movement helped bring about.

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User Review  - memaldonado - LibraryThing

Leon was the son of a sharecropper, and because of his color, he had to go through many difficult situations. Leon lived his life in fear, and despite the problems that he had, he always looked at the ... Read full review

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User Review  - khanai - LibraryThing

A great book to read to elementary school students! This one is another favorite of mine. It's a biography about a boy and his father who were slaves. He explains the rough times he went through and ... Read full review


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