Friday, February 27, 2009

Best Bad Luck I Ever Had

Best Bad Luck I Ever Had by Kristin Levine
In Moundville, Alabama, in 1917, twelve-year-old Dit hopes the new postmaster will have a son his age, but instead he meets Emma, who is black, and their friendship challenges accepted ways of thinking and leads them to save the life of a condemned man.

1 comment:

Gerry Larson/School Library Journal said...

...Readers will find humor in his candid account, universality in his dilemmas and blunders, and inspiration in his friendship with Emma and their mutual desire for social justice.