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Jump Into the Sky free pdf It's May 5, 1945. Carrying nothing but a suitcase and a bag of his aunt's good fried chicken, 13-year-old Levi Battle heads south to a U.S. Army post in search of his father a lieutenant in an elite unit of all black paratroopers. The fact that his father doesn't even know he's coming turns out to be the least of his problems. As Levi makes his way across the United States, he learns hard lessons about the way a black boy is treated in the Jim Crow South. And when he arrives at his destination, his struggles are far from over. The war may be ending, but his father's secret mission is just beginning and it's more dangerous than anybody imagined. . . . Shelley Pearsall has created an unforgettable character in Levi and gives readers a remarkable tour of 1945 America through his eyes. "Jump into the Sky" is a tour de force of historical fiction from a writer at the very top of her game."

About Shelley Pearsall

A former teacher and museum historian, SHELLEY PEARSALL is now a full-time writer. Her first novel, "Trouble Don't Last," won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.

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Author : Shelley Pearsall
Publisher : Yearling Books
Data Published : 06 August 2013
ISBN : 0440421403
EAN : 9780440421405
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 344 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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  • Jump Into the Sky free pdfJump Into the Sky

    . It's May 5, 1945. Carrying nothing but a suitcase and a bag of his aunt's good fried chicken, 13-year-old Levi Battle heads south to a U.S. Army post in search of his father a lieutenant in an elite