The darkest corner
(Book)

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Published:
Asheville, NC : Front Street, 2000.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
240 pages ; 22 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 8
Status:
Antioch High - Teen Fiction
F HER
Hillwood High - Teen Fiction has 2
F HER
Pearl-Cohn High - Teen Fiction
Realistic F HER
Description
One night Teddy witnesses a cross burning from her attic window. She knows about the frightening White Knights of Mississippi, but she never imagine that her father is one of them. With her best friend, a black girl named Stella, Teddy embraces the civil rights movement in direct opposition to her staunchly conservative father. Over a period of several years, Teddy's family is undermined by the insidious effects of racism as her father struggles to maintain the status quo, her mother beginsto speak out, and Teddy grapples with irreconcilable truths.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
1886910545 :
Reading Level:
UG
Level 5.1, 8 Points

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Description
Her loving relationship with the black woman who works for her family and her friendship with two black neighbors in the small Mississippi town where she grows up in the 1950s and 1960s brings Teddy into conflict with her racist father, a member of the local Ku Klux Klan.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,5.1,8.0,46320
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APA Citation (style guide)

Herschler, M. B. (2000). The darkest corner. Asheville, NC: Front Street.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Herschler, Mildred Barger. 2000. The Darkest Corner. Asheville, NC: Front Street.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Herschler, Mildred Barger, The Darkest Corner. Asheville, NC: Front Street, 2000.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Herschler, Mildred Barger. The Darkest Corner. Asheville, NC: Front Street, 2000. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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