Last Days in Africville

Last Days in Africville
Last Days in Africville
by Dorothy Perkyns
5.0 stars
1 Reviews

Short-listed for the 2004 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award, for the 2005 Diamond Willow Award and for the 2005 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award

On the shores of Bedford Basin in Halifax, 12-year-old Selina Palmer is growing up in the community of Africville in the 1960s. Struggling with what it means to be the only black student in her Grade 6 class, Selina takes comfort in the fact that every day she goes home to a loving and vibrant neighbourhood, where friends and family accept her as she is. But ugly rumours are starting to surface about the fate of Africville...

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supergamerafe
5.0 stars

My thoughts are that this book is pretty good at making parts of it really interesting! It provides a lot of information, and that good for people who like historical fiction books! I hope everybody hears my recommendation and read this book!

Jun 24
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