Source:Alfred A. Knopf, Volume 1st, New York, p.341 (2009)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3554 .A937765 M37 2009
Keywords:1939-1945--Juvenile fiction, African Americans--Fiction, African Americans--Juvenile fiction, Alabama--History--1819-1950--Fiction, Alabama--History--1819-1950--Juvenile fiction, Automobile travel--Fiction, Automobile travel--Juvenile fiction, Families--Alabama--Juvenile fiction, Family life--Alabama--Fiction, Grandmothers--Fiction, Grandmothers--Juvenile fiction, Sisters--Fiction, Sisters--Juvenile fiction, United States. Army. Women's Army Corps--Fiction, United States. Army. Women's Army Corps--Juvenile fiction, World War, World War, 1939-1945--Fiction
Summary: Teens Octavia and Tali learn about strength, independence, and courage when they are forced to take a car trip with their grandmother, who tells about growing up Black in 1940's Alabama and serving in Europe during World War II as a member of the Women's Army Corps.
Lexile measure 830; ages 12-18; book level 4.9; historical fiction; realistic fiction