Being Clem / Lesa Cline-Ransome.
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- 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|North Kansas City Public Library||J CLINERANSOME (Text)||0001002462271||JUV Fiction New||Checked out||10/08/2021|
- ISBN: 9780823446049
- ISBN: 0823446042
- Physical Description: 248 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Holiday House, 
- Copyright: ©2021
When nine-year-old Clem's father dies in the Port Chicago Disaster he is forced to navigate his family's losses and struggles in 1940's Chicago.
1944. Clem's father is away, serving as a sailor in World War II. When the family receives news that his father has died in the infamous Port Chicago explosion in San Francisco, everything begins to fall apart. Clem's mother is forced to work long, tough hours as a maid for a wealthy white family. The obstacles put in place by racial injustice seem insurmountable. Soon Clem can barely recognize his home-- and himself. Can he live up to his father's legacy? -- adapted from jacket
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 8-12. Holiday House.
Grades 4-6. Holiday House.
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