'We have no choice of what colour we're born or who our parents are or whether we're rich or poor. What we do have is some choice over what we make of our lives once we're here.' The Mississippi of the 1930s was a hard place for a black child to grow up in, but still Cassie didn't understand why farming his own land meant so much to her father. During that year, though, when the night riders were carrying hatred and destruction among her people, she learned about the great differences that divided them, and when it was worth fighting for a principle even if it brought terrible hardships.
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The vivid story... shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence. ("Booklist", starred review)From the Author:
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Book Description Puffin Classics. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. Unread, very minor shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # HBS-00088176-B
Book Description Puffin Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 320 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0140366253