My Year in the Middle by Lila Quintero Weaver

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My Year in the Middle  by Lila Quintero Weaver

Title: My Year in the Middle
By: Lila Quintero Weaver
Published: 2018
Call #: J Weav. L or YA Weaver

Compelling and well written book about a Argentinian immigrant girl in 1970 Alabama during the first year of racial integration in fictional Red Grove AL. She’s caught in the middle of racial strife, and between her culture and American culture and between the Pro-George Wallace faction and the Anti-Wallace faction at school and in the community. A fascinating and beautiful book about an ugly topic. Don’t miss Lu — she’s a great friend to have in tough times.
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