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2002 Award
Goin' Someplace Special
( by Patricia C. McKissack/illus. by Jerry Pinkney, Simon & Schuster $16 Score: ) 'Tricia Ann's grandmother allows her to go downtown alone to her someplace special - place where everyone is welcome. But getting there is not easy in the Jim Crow South, when people of color could not sit where they pleased on the bus or park bench, in the movies, or a restaurant. What was the one special palace in Nashville where those rules were overruled? The public library.

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