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Alice Childress
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Those Other People

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In a somewhat episodic format the book brings problems such as racial bigotry, atempted rape, and incest to the reader's attention . . . The author treats her subject with sensitivity, compassion, and understanding.--The Horn Book.
Hardcover, 186 pages
Published January 3rd 1989 by Putnam Juvenile
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Melinda
Nov 16, 2011 rated it really liked it
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I really liked this book. I think the feelings expressed by the characters was honest and people's biases were true. Also the different characters ability to deny that their actions or thoughts were not right was amazing. But at the same time it's only amazing based on whose story you believe to be a true accounting of things. In that way, the book reminds me of Liar by Justine Larbalestier. Another reason I like the book is because it deals with "microaggressions." The little things that even p ...more
Myah O
Oct 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Those Other People by Alice Childress is a book about the high school students that are popular and the students that people don't really pay much attention to. It speaks upon their personal lives and struggles. In the book their is a 17 year old boy named Johnathan Barnett,He just graduated high school and decided that he wasn't going to go to college right away because of his sexuality.He felt as though it was something his parents were pushing him to do but he really didn't want to do.So he m ...more
Isaac Casino
Feb 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
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This book was pretty good it is about gays, african american's,rapist,racism. It is all about "Those Other People". How everyone in this world is different. I thought this book was pretty good overall.
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Quick read, enjoyable character development, but the ending was all together too quick
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Alice Childress (October 12, 1916 – August 14, 1994) was an American playwright, actor, and author.

She took odd jobs to pay for herself, including domestic worker, photo retoucher, assistant machinist, saleslady, and insurance agent. In 1939, she studied Drama in the American Negro Theatre (ANT), and performed there for 11 years. She acted in Abram Hill and John Silvera's On Strivers Row (1940), T
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