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Last Days in Africville

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ISBN-10: 1550026305

ISBN-13: 9781550026306

Edition: 2006

Authors: Dorothy Perkyns

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On the shores of Bedford Basin in Halifax, twelve-year-old Selina Palmer is growing up in the community of Africville in 1965. Although they don't have the same amenities as the rest of the city, the brightly coloured houses scattered beside the sea are home to a tight-knit group of African Canadians who have been anchored by the little white church for over a hundred years. Selina lives there happily with her parents and grandmother. Struggling with what it means to be the only black student in her grade six 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…    
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Book details

List price: $10.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 2/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Dorothy Perkyns is the author of several previous young adult novels. She lives in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island