Posted in 2013-2014 Club, Author Comments, Not Mock Newbery

Seeing Red, by Kathryn Erskine

Seeing RedSummary: When twelve-year-old Frederick “Red” Porter’s father dies in 1972, his mother wants to sell their automobile repair shop and move her two sons back to Ohio, but Red is desperate to stop the sale even if it means unearthing some dark family secrets in a Virginia rife with racial tensions.

Scholastic

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2 thoughts on “Seeing Red, by Kathryn Erskine

  1. I really enjoyed seeing how the characters in this book reacted. This was a period of time that I was unfamiliar with, so I also learned a lot. Red was a great, relatable character who got himself in and out of trouble like any average kid. This book has some real newbery potential!

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