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My name is not Friday

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Young people coming to terms with prejudice and its effect on the world around them.

Well-mannered Samuel and his mischievous younger brother Joshua are free black boys living in an orphanage during the end of the Civil War. Samuel takes the blame for Joshua's latest prank, and the consequence is worse than he could ever imagine. He's taken from the orphanage to the South, given a new name - Friday - and sold into slavery.

What follows is a heartbreaking but hopeful account of Samuel's journey from freedom, to captivity, and back again.

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Grouping Title my name is not friday
Grouping Author walter jon
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-20 22:55:42PM
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Brothers -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Slavery -- Fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction
title_display My name is not Friday
title_full My Name is Not Friday, My name is not Friday / by Jon Walter
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topic_facet African Americans, Brothers, Historical Fiction, History, Orphans, Slavery, Young Adult Fiction