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Name: Lindsey Faucher Section: A GENRE: Historical Fiction Title of book (underlined or italicized): Dear Mr. Rosenwald Author: Carole Boston Weatherford Illustrator (if listed on title page of book): R. Gregory Christie Publisher: Scholastic Press Copyright date: 2006 Score (see Rubric for details): Appropriate book selected? __yes ___no, may resubmit within one week Critique /2 Examples /1 Writing /1 Surface aspects /1 TOTAL /5 Somewhat extensive text enveloped by bright illustrations tells the story of how the President of Sears, Roebuck and Co. donated money to build schools in the South for African American children. Told from the viewpoint of a young African American girl named Ovella and set in the 1920’s, the story begins with students sitting in a worn-down and cramped one-room schoolhouse and spans all the way to the same students sitting in a brand new school building complete with new teachers and new supplies. Some of the details in the story are not familiar because the story takes place decades in the past, but
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course EDT 315E taught by Professor Brendadales during the Fall '10 term at Miami University.

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