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Glory Be

Glory Be

by Augusta Scattergood

Changes and difficult choices abound in this incisive portrait of a girl trying to make sense of the tumultuous era of the Civil Rights Movement.

It's the summer of 1964 in a small Mississippi town, and Glory, who's about to turn 12, wishes she could turn back the clock a year. Her sister Jesslyn is entering high school and no longer has any time, and things have suddenly gotten awkward with Glory's best friend, Frankie. Plus, a new girl from the North has arrived, and everyone is riled up about what to do about the town's segregated pool. Whether she wants to or not, Glory has to make some big decisions.

Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
4.2
Lexile Measure
680L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
208
Genre
Historical Fiction

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Augusta Scattergood Augusta Scattergood is the author of "Glory Be."

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