The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

Book - 2019
Average Rating:
Rate this:
2
Gabriel, twelve, gains new perspective when he becomes friends with Meriwether, a Black World War II hero who has recently returned to the unwelcoming Jim Crow South
Publisher: New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, [2019]
ISBN: 9781524737092
1524737097
Branch Call Number: Juv Fiction WOODS B
Characteristics: 194 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Unsung hero of Birdsong, U S A

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
s
schoolbutton
Jul 02, 2019

I love this nice story!

d
darladoodles
Jan 31, 2019

The cover is priceless and speaks beautifully of the story within. An unemployed WW II vet risks his own life to save a twelve-year-old boy from getting hit by a car. In the voice of this young man we view the town of Birdsong, South Carolina circa 1946. We learn the harsh realities of the Jim Crow South through his eyes and hear his voice. As Meriweather becomes a friend, we learn the value of seeing the world through more than one set of eyes. Highly recommended!

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SCLibrary

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top