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"Scattergood's effective snapshot of the fight against segregation, one town at a time, makes personal the tumultuous atmosphere of the times." —Publishers Weekly
"This moving, intimate look at America's struggle for civil rights, as seen through the narrow lens of one growing girl, will spark interesting discussion." —Booklist
"This coming-of-age story offers a fresh, youthful perspective on a pivotal civil rights period...Glory is an appealing, authentic character whose unflinching convictions, missteps, and reflections will captivate readers." —School Library Journal
"Judging by the way my daughter leaped on the book, Glory Be should appeal to the same 12-and-under fans of the Dear Canada faux historical diary series...I join my daughter — who is only on Page 90, but is already drafting her own glowing review of the book for her school paper, and who plans to propose the title to our mother-daughter book club — in encouraging you to read Glory Be with your own children." —The Montreal Gazette
Wonderful old fashioned story, read it to your grandkids, share it with the world. Especially apt as MLK day approaches and our world is still searching for ways to teach... Read morePublished 21 days ago by S.
My mother-in-law told me about this book. It is a cutie, short read. I enjoyed this read. I would recommend.Published 26 days ago by Southernchicshopping
Fifty years have passed since the Civil Rights movement began, and there are a number of books published to illuminate this very important time in U.S. history. Read morePublished 1 month ago by kathyd
Wonderful strong characters. I loved this book! It flowed so well and I didn't want the story to end.Published 3 months ago by M. Martin
GLORY BE, a middle-grade novel by Augusta Scattergood, depicts the summer events in 1964 Mississippi as seen through the eyes of Gloriana Hemphill, a preacher’s daughter, when... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Chris Brighton
It is a great book I love it and read it again and again. The author makes u feel like your right there in the livery with gloryPublished 6 months ago by Margo K.