As Fast As Words Could Fly
Book Summary: Fourteen-year-old Mason Steele takes pride in turning his Pa's excited ramblings about the latest civil rights incidents into handwritten business letters. One day, Pa brings Mason a gift from his civil rights group: an old manual typewriter that Mason cherishes.
When the civil rights group wins a school desegregation case, Mason discovers that he will attend a formerly all-white high school. Facing his fears and adversity from students and faculty, Mason excels in school -- particularly in typing. Mason bravely takes a stand at the county typing tournament, using his typing talent to break racial barriers.
This story is based on the life of Pamela's father, Moses Teel, Jr.
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