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The best bad luck I ever had

by Kristin Levine

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by G.P. Putnams Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations -- Fiction,
  • Prejudices -- Fiction,
  • Friendship -- Fiction,
  • Country life -- Alabama -- Fiction,
  • Family life -- Alabama -- Fiction,
  • Alabama -- History -- 1819-1950 -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In Moundville, Alabama, in 1917, twelve-year-old Dit hopes the new postmaster will have a son his age, but instead he meets Emma, who is black, and their friendship challenges accepted ways of thinking and leads them to save the life of a condemned man.

    Edition Notes

    StatementKristin Levine.
    GenreFiction., 1819-1950
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.L57842 Bes 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16870591M
    ISBN 109780399250903
    LC Control Number2008011570
    OCLC/WorldCa228503153

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      The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had - The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had audiobook, by Kristin Levine Harry “Dit” Sims and Emma Walker are the unlikeliest of friends. Emma, the educated twelve-year-old daughter of Moundville’s new postmaster, is all wrong as far as Dit’s concerned. Dit was told the new postmaster would have a boy his 4/5.   This book trailer is for educational purposes only. This book trailer is for educational purposes only. Skip navigation The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had Mary-Claire Spencer. Loading.

    Praise for  THE BEST BAD LUCK I EVER HAD: ★ “ [An] energetic, seamlessly narrated first novel Levine handles the setting with grace and nuance.”—Publishers Weekly,  starred review ★ “This classic story of how unlikely persons can change /5(39). Free The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and .


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At its core, The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had is a story of friendship. A multifaceted friendship of diversity between a boy and a girl - white and black, an Alabamian and Bostonian.

It's also a story of small town life, family, baseball, racial prejudices and volatility, and a bit of WWI in the background/5(). The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had is southern historical novel featuring characters the author unearthed in her own family history.

It's impossible to know how much was truth and how much was fiction, because each and every character in this moving tweenage drama was well-developed and believable/5(48).

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the best bad luck i ever had by kristin levine Dit is a boy and the narrator of the story. He lives in Alabama during World War I (the year is ), but for a year-old boy, the war is almost virtually absent on his radar. What is vitally important to him is the arrival of the new postmaster who has a son, just his age.

THE BEST BAD LUCK I EVER HAD by Kristin Levine ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 1, When year-old Emma Walker comes to Moundville, Ala., with her father, the new postmaster, Harry “Dit” Sims feels it’s “the worst piece of bad luck” he’s ever had.

He was hoping for a boy to play ball with but got a “colored” girl : Kristin Levine. The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had () About book: I wasn't sure about this book to begin with. I was nervous about where it was going to go with a young white boy and a young black girl becoming friends in the early 's.

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Read free book excerpt from The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had by Kristin Levine, page 1 of 2 t never been so wrong as I was about Emma Walker. When she first came to town, I thought she was the worst piece of bad luck I’d had since falling in the outhouse on my birthday.

just like me. I sure hoped he liked to play baseball. It was June. Praise for THE BEST BAD LUCK I EVER HAD: ★ “[An] energetic, seamlessly narrated first novel Levine handles the setting with grace and nuance.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review ★ “This classic story of how unlikely persons can change things for the better should appeal to all readers.”—VOYA, starred reviewBrand: Penguin Young Readers Group.

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had {which will be referred to as BBLIEH from now on} was so well-written. Honestly, I don’t know how the author does it, but she keeps me engaged for so long, and all I want to do is keep reading to find out what happens next.

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had was on the American Library Association list's for Best Books of Young Adults in The Lions Little Rock was nominated for numerous state reading lists, was a New York Times Sunday book review editors choice and received the New York Historical Society's Children's History Book Prize.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had/5(78). The last thing Harry?Dit. Sims expects when Emma Walker comes to town is to become friends.

Proper -talking, brainy Emma doesn?t play baseball or fi sh too well, but she sure makes Dit think, especially about the differences between black and white. But soon Dit is thinking about a whole lot more when the town barber, who is black, is put on trial for a terrible crime/5(63).

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I read the novel as a sort of test audience for a friend of a friend when it was still in manuscript form, and I'm so pleased that it's been published!5/5(5). The last thing Harry "Dit" Sims expects when Emma Walker comes to town is to become friends. Propertalking, brainy Emma doesn't play baseball or fish too well, but she sure makes Dit think, especially about the differences between black and white in the s.

But soon Dit is thinking about a whole lot more when the town barber, who is black, is put on trial for a terrible crime/5(62). Who are the main characters in The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had.

Who are the main characters in The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had. Everybody reads the book Dragon Drive. IT IS THE BEST BOOK IN THE. BEST BOOKS. AUTHORS. The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had Kristin Levine, Author. Putnam $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS.She spent a year in Vienna, Austria, working as an au pair, and has taught screenwriting at American University.

Currently, she lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with her two daughters. She is the author of the critically acclaimed The Best Luck I Ever Had, The Lions of Little Rock, and The Paper Cowboy.The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had is southern historical novel featuring characters the author unearthed in her own family history.

It's impossible to know how much was truth and how much was fiction, because each and every character in this moving tweenage drama was well-developed and believable.