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As fast as words could fly

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14-year-old Mason Steel takes pride in turning his father's excited ramblings about the latest civil rights incidents into handwritten business letters. One day Pa comes home with a gift from his civil rights group: a typewriter. Mason spends all his free time teaching himself to type. When a civil rights group wins a school desegregation case, Mason learns that now he will be attending a formerly all-white high school. Despite the injustice he faces, Mason takes a stand, enters a typing tournament and uses his skills to triumph over suspicions and racial prejudice.
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Level 4.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 700L
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Grouping Title as fast as words could fly
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Last Grouping Update 2018-08-18 23:33:43PM
Last Indexed 2018-08-19 01:58:40AM

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subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Civil rights movements -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- North Carolina -- Juvenile fiction, Greenville (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, Racism -- Juvenile fiction, School integration -- Juvenile fiction, Typewriting -- Juvenile fiction
title_display As fast as words could fly
title_full As Fast as Words Could Fly, As fast as words could fly / by Pamela M. Tuck ; illustrations by Eric Velasquez
title_short As fast as words could fly
topic_facet African Americans, Civil rights movements, Families, Historical Fiction, History, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Racism, School integration, Typewriting