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Zora and Me

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Zora and Me

Zora and Me

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by Victoria Bond and T. R. Simon

Racial duplicity threatens an idyllic African American community in the turn-of-the-century South in a dazzling debut inspired by the early life of Zora Neale Hurston.

by T. R. Simon - African American Interest, Children's, Children's 10-14, Fiction, Prejudice , Racism

When Zora Neale Hurston and her best friend, Carrie Brown, discover that the town mute can speak after all, they think they’ve uncovered a big secret. But Mr. Polk’s silence is just one piece of a larger puzzle that stretches back half a century to the tragic story of an enslaved girl named Lucia. As Zora’s curiosity leads a reluctant Carrie deeper into the mystery, the story unfolds through alternating narratives. In a riveting coming-of-age tale, award-winning author T. R. Simon champions the strength of a people to stand up for justice.