Recommended for Readers
in Grades 6 and up
2018 - Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee
Grace is a slave girl whose mother tells her to keep her head down to survive, but Grace is not the type of person to lower her head – she asks questions about injustice, and heart, and freedom, and family. Soon, Grace is on the run from slavery, but where is she headed?
Some beautiful writing - the novel is told in verse, like All the Broken Pieces (also by this author). An important story with may opportunities for thoughtful discussions.
The best discussion questions, of course, are generated by and contemplated by readers. These questions are designed to avoid major spoilers about the book, and to provide a starting point for teachers, parents, and student reading groups.
**Questions coming soon**
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