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"A powerful story." --Kirkus Reviews It's Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and Rose Lee Carter can't wait to move north. For now, she's living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man's cotton plantation. Then, one town over, an African American boy, Emmett Till, is killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. When Till's murderers are unjustly acquitted, Rose realizes that the South needs a change and that she should be part of the movement. Linda Jackson's moving debut seamlessly blends a fictional portrait of an African American family and factual events from a famous trial that provoked change in race relations in the United States.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781328753632
  • ISBN-10: 1328753638
  • Publisher: Clarion Books
  • Publish Date: December 2017
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.57 pounds
  • Page Count: 320
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-12

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