Racial Diversity; Family Relationships; Race discrimination; Single parent; racism; segregation; race relations; single father
In the summer of 1964 as she is about to turn twelve, Glory's town of Hanging Moss, Mississippi, is beset by racial tension when town leaders close her beloved public pool rather than desegregating it.
African American / White
Amazon Editors' Picks: Best Books of the Year,2012; Distinguished Books,2012; Teachers' Choices,2013; Black-Eyed Susan Book Award, 2013-2014 (Nominee); Bluestem Award, 2015 (Nominee); Bluestem Award, 2016 (Nominee); Children's Crown Award, 2014-2015 (Nominee); Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award, 2013-2014 (Nominee); Garden State Children's Book Award, 2015 (Nominee); Magnolia Award, 2014 (Nominee); Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 2013-2014 (Nominee); Sunshine State Young Reader's Award, 2013-2014 (Nominee); Texas Bluebonnet Award, 2013-2014 (Master List); Crystal Kite Member Choice Award, 2013 Southeast
sisters; city and town life
Scattergood, Augusta, "Glory Be" (2012). DIVerse Families. 497.