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The Resource Northbound, Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein ; illustrated by James E. Ransome

Northbound, Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein ; illustrated by James E. Ransome

Label
Northbound
Title
Northbound
Statement of responsibility
Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein ; illustrated by James E. Ransome
Title variation
Northbound : a train ride out of segregation
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Michael and his grandmother board a train for his first train ride, the conductor directs them to the "colored only" section. But when the train pulls out of Atlanta, the signs come down, and a boy from the "whites only" section runs up to Michael, inviting him to explore. How come Michael can go as he pleases in some states, but has to sit in segregated sections in others? Based on author Michael S. Bandy's own recollections of taking the train as a boy during the segregation era, this story of a child's magical first train trip is intercut with a sense of baffling injustice, offering both a hopeful tale of friendship and a window into a dark peroid of history
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10921483
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bandy, Michael S
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stein, Eric
  • Ransome, James
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American boys
  • Railroad travel
  • Segregation
  • Racism
  • African American grandmothers
  • Friendship
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a train ride out of segregation
Label
Northbound, Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein ; illustrated by James E. Ransome
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763696504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • on1137852896
  • (OCoLC)1137852896
Label
Northbound, Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein ; illustrated by James E. Ransome
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763696504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • on1137852896
  • (OCoLC)1137852896

Library Locations

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      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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