Goin' Someplace Special

Patricia C. Mckissack and Jerry Pinkney

2002 Coretta Scott King Award Winner

This story is about a young African American girl in the 1950’s where segregation still exist. You follow her journey as she sees all of the different segregation signs and post as she is on her way to someplace special, where all are equally accepted.
Goin' Someplace Special

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