60s Day

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YOUNG ADULT DRAMA

Contemporary

Elizabeth Olubodun

Logline

An African American teenage girl plans a 60s Day for senior spirit week, and wakes up in 1963 to experience a day at her modern-day diverse high school as it would have been during the segregation era.

Genre

Young Adult, Drama

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Marietta, Georgia

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Starting Description

The story starts off in 2018. Tami is senior class president and her goal is to minimize racial tension at school. She dates a white guy, Trey. Tami's outspoken cousin Chassidy mocks her for being "out of touch". Then the story unfolds as Tami wakes up in 1963.

Ending Description

Tami and Trey, fall in love in the 60s and are ready to stand up to racism. Tami unites the student body by telling them a very popular band will only perform if they have one joint homecoming dance. The attempt to integrate the dance ends up in a fight until they see a picture from the present.

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Voyage and Return

Main Character Details

Name: Tami Matthews

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Confident, Empathetic, Leader, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Trey Lassiter

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Faithful, Masculine, Patriotic, Romantic, Selfless

Additional Character Details

Name: Chassidy

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Confident, Outspoken, Aggressive

Additional Character Details

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Logline

An African American teenage girl plans a 60s Day for senior spirit week, and wakes up in 1963 to experience a day at her modern-day diverse high school as it would have been during the segregation era.

Short Summary

The story starts off in 2018. Tami is senior class president and her goal is to minimize racial tension at school. She dates a white guy, Trey. Tami's outspoken cousin Chassidy mocks her for being "out of touch". Then the story unfolds as Tami wakes up in 1963.


Tami and Trey, fall in love in the 60s and are ready to stand up to racism. Tami unites the student body by telling them a very popular band will only perform if they have one joint homecoming dance. The attempt to integrate the dance ends up in a fight until they see a picture from the present.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Voyage and Return,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Tami Matthews

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Confident, Empathetic, Leader, Unapologetic

Character 1

Name: Trey Lassiter

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Faithful, Masculine, Patriotic, Romantic, Selfless

Character 2

Name: Chassidy

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Confident, Outspoken, Aggressive

Supplemental Materials

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