Monthly Archives: July 2012

Dear America Review: A Picture of Freedom by Patricia McKissack

A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl by Patricia McKissack. Scholastic, 1997. Currently Available. Genre: Middle Grade Historical Fiction. Face Value: The old cover – the one I remember from childhood – has all of the hallmarks … Continue reading

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Dear Dear America: A Tribute to the Dear America Diaries

As Sarah and I made our summer plans for the Slatebreakers blog, we decided to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with a whole week of posts dedicated to the most patriotic Slatebreaking series we could think of: the Dear … Continue reading

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