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Anna Jean Mayhew Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Mayhew's Book Reviews

The Dry Grass of August
Young Jubie Watts learns about racism and segregation in a most dramatic way as her family travels from North Carolina to Florida. It is 1954 and Junebug, or Jubie, as she is sometimes called, is a thirteen year-old girl going on a trip with her mother, sister and their African- American housekeeper, Mary, from North Carolina to Florida. Junebug's father plans to meet them there later. The story then flashes back through Jubie's point of view as she wat...