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A Bus of Our Own


By Freddi Williams Evans

Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Albert Whitman 2001

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A story based on real events of a community that works together to gain civil rights.

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Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.