From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a timely middle-grade road-trip story through landmarks of the Civil Rights movement and the map they lay for contemporary race relations.
How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma:
*Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring break trip that got CANCELLED.
*Fasten Your Seatbelt: G’ma’s never conventional, so this trip won’t be either.
*Use the Green Book: G’ma’s most treasured possession. It holds history, memories, and most important, the way home.
What Not to Bring:
A Cell Phone: Avoid contact with Dad at all costs. Even when G’ma starts acting stranger than usual.
Set against the backdrop of the segregation history of the American South, take a trip with this New York Times bestseller and an eleven-year-old boy who is about to discover that the world hasn’t always been a welcoming place for kids like him, and things aren’t always what they seem–his G’ma included.
Nic Stone was born and raised in a suburb of Atlanta, GA. After graduating from Spelman College, she worked extensively in teen mentoring and lived in Israel for a few years before returning to the US to write full-time.
“A road novel that serves in part as a primer on important scenes and themes of the civil-rights movement… [A] poignant caper.” —The Wall Street Journal
“An absolute firecracker of a book.” —Booklist, starred review
“A heartwarming, family-centered adventure that will leave readers guessing until the end.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Rich in history, Stone’s middle-grade debut entertains and informs young readers….A road trip to remember.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Stone has crafted a history lesson in road-trip form….a good addition for school libraries seeking unconventional approaches to history.” —School Library Journal
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