When the Fickett family decides to adopt a little black boy, they are faced with threats, angry phone calls, a burning cross on the lawn, and an ultimatum from their oldest daughter.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Foster care; Adoption; Interracial; Race discrimination; foster child; foster family; adopted child; adoptive family; interracial adoption; interracial family; racism
African American / White
adoptive mother and father
Notable Children's Books, 1968
family problems; race problems; race relations; prejudices; bigotry; neighbors; crisis
Neufeld, John, "Edgar Allan" (1999). Diverse Families. 485.