Carrie's Courage: Battling The Powers Of Bigotry

Carrie's Courage: Battling The Powers Of Bigotry by Norma Jean Lutz
Norma Jean Lutz
Bethany House
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Age Level
9 - 12

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Carrie's Courage is a wonderful book about a ten-year-old girl named Carrie Ruhle who befriends a Jewish girl named Dvora who has just moved into town. Will Carrie be able to stay friends with Dvora though because her best friend Violet absolutely hates Dvora since she is Jewish? Can Carrie save her new friend from the white-robed Ku Klux Klan who is terrorizing the Jews, blacks, and other immigrants in her neighborhood before it's too late? Find out as Carrie and her friends struggle with racism in this fantastic book called Carrie's Courage, which is one of the many books in the spectacular Sisters In Time series.

I think that Carrie's Courage is a wonderful faith-based book that kids ages 8-12 will enjoy reading. I loved the short, flowing, and very interesting poems the author added to this amazing book. The characters matched their 1920's time frame very well. I thought that the ending was kind of sad though. If you like American Girl books then I think you will love this brilliant book. I'm hoping to read all of the books in the whole series.

Rating (0 - 10 scale): 9

Reviewer Age: 12

Reviewer City, State and Country: Upper Strasburg, PA US


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