Midnight Without a Moon
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Rose Lee Carter, a thirteen-year-old African-American girl, dreams of life beyond the Mississippi cotton fields during the summer of 1955, but when Emmett Till is murdered and his killers are unjustly acquitted, Rose is torn between seeking her destiny outside of Mississippi or staying and being a part of an important movement.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Legal guardianship; Separation; Multiracial; Multicultural; grandparents raising grandchild; separated parents; multiple races; multiple cultures
African American / White
racism; Mississippi; Chicago; family; friendships
Jackson, Linda Williams, "Midnight Without a Moon" (2017). DIVerse Families. 725.