Chevrolet Saturdays by Candy Dawson Boyd

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Just when he feels comfortable with Mr. Johnson as his new stepfather, ten-year-old Joey Davis ruins everything when he carelessly leaves the gate open and Mr. Johnson's dog runs away.
 

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Published January 1, 1995 by Perfection Learning. 192 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While celebrating the importance of honesty, integrity, and supportive family relationships, Boyd also tries to raise consciousness on racial issues, through both dialogue (``Mr. Johnson, does being an African American make everything harder for you?'' ``The short answer is yes and the longer ans...

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In describing how Joey adapts to a new stepfather, Boyd ``tackles several important issues,'' according to PW.

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An African American boy must come to grips with his mother's remarriage, his father's relocation and his difficult fifth grade teacher in this novel about making adjustments.

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