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Talley, Robin.
LIES WE TELL OURSELVES
New York : Harlequin Teen, 2014
IL YA
ISBN
0373211333

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Itís 1959 in Virginia and Sarah Dunbar is about to walk into her first day at a new high school. If that werenít nerve-wracking enough, Sarah is a black student walking into an all-white school where she is almost guaranteed to be tormented simply because of her skin color. Linda, on the other hand, is a popular white girl who firmly believes segregation is necessary. The lives of these two girls will never be the same after they are forced to work together on a class assignment. Brutally honest and sometimes tough to read, this work of historical fiction told through alternating viewpoints is emotional and thought-provoking. Each chapter opens with a lie as characters search for the truth. Lie #27: You will be able to put this book down.   (Booktalk by Pennsylvania Young Readerís Choice Award Committee)


SUBJECTS:     High school students -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Virginia -- History -- Fiction.
                        Virginia -- Race relations -- Fiction.

 
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