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.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Race discrimination; single father; racism; segregation; race relations
African American / White
Crystal Kite Member Choice Award, 2013, Winner, Southeast
Amazon Editors' Picks: Best Books of the Year, 2012 Middle Grade
Distinguished Books, 2012 Fiction
Teachers' Choices, 2013 Advanced Reads
Mississippi; sisters; city and town life; swimming pool; injustice; letter to the editor; civil rights; friendship
Scattergood, Augusta, "Glory Be" (2012). Diverse Families. 497.