A sky full of stars
|Format:||Print Book 2018|
|Availability:||Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies|
After the murder of Emmett Till, thirteen-year-old Rose is struggling with her decision to stay in Mississippi. Torn between the opinions of Shorty, a boy who wants to meet violence with violence, and Hallelujah, her best friend who believes in the power of peaceful protests, Rose is scared of the mounting racial tension and is starting to lose hope. But when Rose helps Aunt Ruthie start her own business, she begins to see how she can make a difference in her community. Life might be easierin the North, but Mississippi is home and that's worth fighting for. Mid-Century Mississippi comes alive in this sequel to Midnight Without a Moon .
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-- Juvenile fiction.
Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Civil rights movements -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Mississippi -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Civil rights movements -- Fiction.
Racism -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Mississippi -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| Boston :2018
307 pages ; 22 cm