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Out of darkness / Ashley Hope Perez.


Loosely based on a school explosion that took place in New London, Texas in 1937, this is the story of two teenagers: Naomi, who is Mexican, and Wash, who is black, and their dealings with race, segregation, love, and the forces that destroy people.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781467742023
  • ISBN: 1467742023
  • Physical Description: 402 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Lab, [2015]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
HL 660 Lexile.
HL660L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 4.6 15 178200.
Awards Note:
Printz Honor 2016
Subject: Explosions > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Juvenile fiction.
Race relations > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Mexican Americans > Juvenile fiction.
New London (Tex.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at Missouri Evergreen.


  • 0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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Albany Carnegie Public Library YA FIC PER (Text) 35615010059016 Young Adult Fic Available -
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Heartland Regional Library - Eldon YA F PER (Text) 35555001730417 Young Adult Fiction Available -
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Marshall Public Library YAF HIST PRE (Text) 33391000184965 YA Fiction Available -
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION PEREZ 2015 (Text) 0001002088050 Fiction Available -
Ray County Library YA F PER (Text) 2901698158 Young Adult Fiction Available -
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Trails Regional-Concordia YA FIC PER (Text) 2204895792 Young Adult Fiction Available -
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