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Glory Be Character Analysis

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Can a Child Change the World?

Can a child change the world? Changing the world is extremely hard and would be a huge accomplishment, but just because you are eleven years old, doesn’t mean anyone can tell you can’t do it. In the book Glory Be, by Augusta Scattergood, Glory, the main character writes a letter to the Town Council and is standing up for what she believes in. Glory is similar to Joe, a character from a story named Freedom Summer, by Deborah Wiles, because he walks into the general store with his African American friend because Joe is anti-segregation. After reading all of these texts I think a child has the ability to change the world in many unique ways.

Gloriana June Hemphill, the main character in the book Glory Be, by Augusta Scattergood, only wants to swim, with her friends in the town pool, this
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This all shows that the children who are protesting want integration. This shows that these children are standing up for what is right for their country and world around them. In one of the texts we have read called Freedom Summer, the main character Joe ,has a African American friend named John Henry and really wants to swim in the town pool this summer and to visit the general store to get ice pops. When Joe and John find out that the pool will now open to let negroes in , Joe and John wake up early the next morning to get ready to swim in the pool. When they got there, they couldn't believe their eyes. John’s older brother named Will Rogers and other blacks were filling the pool with tarr. They didn’t know why this was happening., When Joe is going to get ice pops in the general store, John has the courage to ask Joe if he can go in with him. Together, they walk into Mr. Mason’s general store with their arms around each
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