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Freedom School, Yes!

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Freedom School, Yes! - Amy Littlesugar, Floyd Cooper

Freedom School, Yes! is an inspiring story about a young girl growing up during segregation. Her family is hosting a teacher for the new Freedom School that will teach the local black children. She is fearful at first, but learns to be brave in order to save her new school. 

This book received a 390L on the Lexile scale and should be suitable for third through fifth graders to read. This book would be a great tool to teach diversity, African American history, and bravery. This book is a great tool to use to start a dialogue about equality and fairness with a class.