Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North (Dear America)

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grade 5n/a4.936399
Eleven-year-old Nellie Lee Love records in her diary the events of 1919, when her family moves from Tennessee to Chicago, hoping to leave the racism and hatred of the South behind.
Hardcover, 222 pages
Published on April 1, 2000 by Scholastic Inc.
ISBN-10: 0590511599
ISBN-13: 9780590511599
2 Book Reviews
  • s38672
    s38672almost 7 years
    I like this book Color me dark because it is about a girl who lives in 1919 and has to deal with segregation. Boys and girls bully her and she moves to Chicago. Read the book to find out what happens to her in the city of Chicago.
    • cvv
      cvvabout 9 years44 stars
      Really good book!