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Davis, Ossie.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 1992.
IL YA RL 5.7 .
ISBN 0140370951
Life in their Alabama town is about to change. Fourteen year old Isaac Stone is put in charge of planning a church trip to hear Martin Luther King, Jr. speak in Washington, D.C. Isaac is a true believer of Dr. King's and tries to be a role model of non-violent behavior for others. Even when the other kids make fun of Isaac because of his beliefs, he stays true to his feelings. When Dr. King comes to the town to speak, the Isaac's family and friends are so overcome by his words that they begin to believe that their is hope that racism could be eliminated. Will Isaac's father give up his gun and his racism?
SUBJECTS:     Civil rights movements -- Fiction
                        African Americans -- Fiction
                        United States -- History -- 1961-1969 -- Fiction


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