Lunch-Box Dream

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Product Number: Z05986
Released: Sep 01, 2012
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ISBN: #9781470331924
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In this compelling novel, Golden Kite Award-winning children's author Tony Abbott explores Jim Crow laws and family strife from multiple perspectives. During the summer of 1959, Bobby and his family are visiting Civil War battlefields. Tempers flare as an accident cuts their trip short and forces them to return home by bus. On their journey, they witness a black family getting denied bus seats. In brief flashes of insight, young Bobby begins to question his assumptions about race. "Beautifully crafted and written."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Lunch-Box Dream
Product Number: BX00004209
Product Number:Z05986
Product Number:C00128

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CD
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Author(s): Tony Abbott
Product Number C00128
Released: Oct 21, 2011
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ISBN: #9781461841944
MP3 CD
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Author(s): Tony Abbott
Product Number MP0018
Released: Dec 05, 2011
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ISBN: #9781461842026
eBook
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Author(s): Tony Abbott
Product Number EB00102393
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781466800571
Kit
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Homework Pack
Author(s): Tony Abbott
Product Number 3G0012
Released: Dec 14, 2011
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ISBN: #9781461841999
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Class Set
Author(s): Tony Abbott
Product Number 3M0012
Released: Oct 23, 2011
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ISBN: #9781461842002
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Hanging Bag
Author(s): Tony Abbott
Product Number 3E0012
Released: Oct 23, 2011
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ISBN: #9781461842019
Text
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Tony Abbott
Product Number 4T0042
Released: Feb 03, 2012
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ISBN: #9781464040535
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Text - Hardback
Author(s): Tony Abbott
Product Number 160101
Released: Oct 23, 2011
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ISBN: #9780374346737

Professional reviews

"This book's unusual title is from the poem "Lunch in a Jim Crow Car," by Langston Hughes. Abbott portrays racism from many perspectives. The three narrators greatly enhance the book since the story is told through the voices of many characters. The story focuses on a child named Bobby, whose family journeys from Cleveland to Florida. En route they visit Civil War battlefields, observe racism, and encounter a black family who fear for their missing child. These experiences are painful to hear, but as the story continues, the evolution towards civil rights for blacks is joyous. Author Tony Abbott notes that the story is based on an actual trip that his family took in 1959. S.G.B. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"

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