Lunch-Box Dream by Tony Abbott audiobook

Lunch-Box Dream

By Tony Abbott
Read by Brian Schreier , Kevin R. Free , and Robin Miles

Recorded Books, Inc.
3.83 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781470331948

In this compelling novel, Golden Kite Award-winning children's author Tony Abbott explores Jim Crow laws and family strife from multiple perspectives. During the summer of 1959, Bobby and his family are visiting Civil War battlefields. Tempers flare as an accident cuts their trip short and forces them to return home by bus. On their journey, they witness a black family getting denied bus seats. In brief flashes of insight, young Bobby begins to question his assumptions about race. "Beautifully crafted and written."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Summary

Summary

In this compelling novel, Golden Kite Award-winning children's author Tony Abbott explores Jim Crow laws and family strife from multiple perspectives. During the summer of 1959, Bobby and his family are visiting Civil War battlefields. Tempers flare as an accident cuts their trip short and forces them to return home by bus. On their journey, they witness a black family getting denied bus seats. In brief flashes of insight, young Bobby begins to question his assumptions about race. "Beautifully crafted and written."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Abbott’s true-to-life descriptions and complicated story lines set in the volatile, pre-Civil Rights era will leave readers with much to think about and discuss when considering race relations in our country’s history.” School Library Journal
“Beautifully crafted and written.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Tony Abbott

Author Bio: Tony Abbott

Tony Abbott is the author of more than thirty-five books for young readers, including the extremely popular Secrets of Droon series. He has worked in bookstores and libraries and currently lives in Connecticut with his wife and children.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.83
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English