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Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North

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Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North

Twelve-year-old Nellie Lee's family moves north to Chicago in search of a better life. Like many other African Americans, they hope to escape the racism of the rural south and take advantage of the opportunities in the city. Instead, they find themselves faced with a more sinister form of prejudice -- hatred within there own race.

Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North
by Patricia and Fredrick McKissack

  • Publication Date: April 1, 2000
  • Genres: Historical Fiction
  • Hardcover: 222 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • ISBN-10: 0590511599
  • ISBN-13: 9780590511599