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Kekla Magoon

3.89 of 5 Votes: 5
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Books by Kekla Magoon
Camo Girl (2011)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Ella Cartwright’s best friend is Z or Zachariah and he needs protection. Z lives in a fantasy world that she helped him create where he is a brave knight and she is a fair lady because sometimes the real world is just so hard to deal with since his father abandoned him and his mo...
37 Things I Love (in No Particular Order) (2012)
3.52 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This was a very fast read. Almost too fast which is why only a 3 star rating for me. While I feel the story was cute, it could have been elaborated more. You weren't really painted a picture and you didn't get to connect with the characters. The emotions I think we were suppose t...
How It Went Down (2014)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: There is such beauty here. The story of an act of violence, the shooting of a young Black man, is told through the many voices of community members who witnessed the event. I was pulled in because of the language and the sense of community present in the text. Though some teac...
The Rock and the River (2009)
4.23 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: The rock and the river is an historical fiction book for ages 11-14. It takes place in Chicago, 1968. Sam, the main character, is torn between his father; a famous civil rights activist named Roland Childs, and his brother; a proud member of the black panthers. I really liked how...
Rock and the River, The (2010)
4.04 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Using stories filled with complex and oh-so-human characters, Magoon explores how the vision of the nonviolent civil rights movement and those the black panther party were essentially same: only their means of getting to the promised land was different. Family divides, police bru...
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