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Midnight without a moon

Author: Linda Williams Jackson
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rose Lee Carter, a thirteen-year-old African-American girl, dreams of life beyond the Mississippi cotton fields during the summer of 1955, but when Emmett Till is murdered and his killers are unjustly acquitted, Rose is torn between seeking her destiny outside of Mississippi or staying and being a part of an important movement.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
History
Novels
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Williams Jackson
ISBN: 9780544785106 054478510X 9781328753632 1328753638 9780606404365 0606404368
OCLC Number: 932050622
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Books 2018. Nominations: Jane Addams Book Honor 2018.
Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Linda Williams Jackson.

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Rose Lee Carter, an African-American girl, dreams of life beyond the Mississippi cotton fields during the summer of 1955. Her world is rocked when an African-American boy, Emmett Till, is killed for  Read more...

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"Midnight Without a Moon offers readers an unflinching bird's eye view of 1955 Mississippi. Young Rose Lee has one foot steeped in the segregated South and the other in the new world where Negroes Read more...

 
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