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Freedom Train

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Jenny Jones

on 18 December 2014

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Freedom Train
By Evelyn Coleman
Thank you!
This book takes place in Atlanta,Georgia during segregation.
The theme of this book is to stand up for what you believe in and treat everyone equally.
Clyde Thomason is a ordinary boy in Atlanta,Georgia. His brother is a guard on the Freedom Train that has important documents on board. He is supposed to recite the Freedom Pledge, but has stage fright. He also gets picked on by a mean bully named Phillip Granger. Phillip tried to pick on Clyde, but an African-American boy named William saves him. What surprises Clyde is that William and his family live in a rich white area. When William's family gets in trouble by some of the people in town. Clyde has to pick sides. Will Clyde recite the poem? What side will Clyde take? Read to find out!
Clyde Thomason is a boy that lives in Georgia. He has some stage fright, but is very courageous.
Carson Reneau
Margaret K. McElderry Books 2008
This book is historical fiction. I knew this because it had segregation in it and was in the past.
Phillip Granger is a mean boy. He bullies everybody. and is terrified of frogs.
I recommend this book to 5th to 7th graders. It is a great book I give 3 and a half stars out of 5.
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