Published January 1,2012
Hardcover, 208 pages
In the summer of 1964, when Glory (Gloriana) will turn twelve, things change. Her older sister, Jesslyn, who is fourteen, is too busy with her new boyfriend and no longer has time for Glory. Frankie, Glory's best friend, is suddenly not of the same opinion when the town starts to get riled up about whether to keep the segregated pool open. Frankie has to put up with a bigot older brother and father, and also deal with Glory's new friendship with Laura, a girl from the North, whose mother is a civil rights worker.
Note: This book is rated C = clean read.
Reviewed by Laura
Disclosure: Thanks to Nikole Kritikos from Scholastic for sending me this book for review. I was not compensated in any other way, nor told how to rate or review this product.
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