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Dowell, Frances O'Roark.
New York : Atheneum, 2015
IL 5-8, RL 5.7

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Life in a small town in 1953 is pretty predictable.  Blacks and whites pretty much leave each other alone.  Everyone knows each other. When 11 year old Callie who is black spots a runaway dog, she decides to try to find the owner.  When she follows the dog, she meets Wendell, a white boy on a quest of his own. The two team up to try to solve an old mystery and overcome the anger of other children because of their friendship.

SUBJECTS:     African Americans -- Fiction.
                        Dogs -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Kentucky -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.
                        Kentucky -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
                        Race relations -- Fiction.
                        Segregation -- Fiction.
                        Underground Railroad -- Fiction.

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