Mississippi Trial, 1955
By (author) Chris Crowe
Mississippi Trial, 1955 by Chris Crowe
Book DescriptionThe true story of a brutal murder. At first Hiram is excited to visit his hometown in Mississippi. But soon after he arrives, he crosses paths with Emmett Till, a black teenager from Chicago who is also visiting for the summer, and Hiram sees firsthand how the local whites mistreat blacks who refuse to know their place. When Emmett's tortured dead body is found floating in a river, Hiram is determined to find out who could do such a thing. But what will it cost him to know? Mississippi Trial, 1955 is a gripping read, based on true events that helped spark the Civil Rights Movement.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780613865227
(177mm x 107mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Mississippi Trial, 1955, Paperback (January 2004)» View all books by Chris Crowe
Originally published: [New York]: P. Fogelman Books, 2002.
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