Jump into the sky / Shelley Pearsall.

Authors: Pearsall, Shelley.
Call number: jFIC PEA
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Segregation -- Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
United States -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th -- Juvenile fiction.
Title: Jump into the sky / Shelley Pearsall.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 344 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes: "A Borzoi Book."
Summary note: In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.
Awards note: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2014-2015, 6-8 Nominee.
ISBN: 9780375836992 (hbk.)
0375836993 (hbk.)
9780375936999 (hardcover library binding)
0375936998 (hardcover library binding)
9780440421405 (trade pbk.)
0440421403 (trade pbk.)
LCCN: 2011024935
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Bib No.: 1393274