cover image Follow the Leader

Follow the Leader

Vicki Winslow. Yearling Books, $3.99 (224pp) ISBN 978-0-440-41296-0

Amanda, 11, is among the first whites to desegregate a school in 1971 North Carolina. ""The realities and pains of sixth grade ring true, as do Amanda's growing respect and appreciation for the differences and similarities between herself and her African American classmates,"" said PW. Ages 8-12. (Nov.)