Mississippi Trial, 1955

Mississippi Trial, 1955

Chris Crowe - Author

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ISBN 9780142501924 | 240 pages | 24 Nov 2003 | Speak | 4.21 x 6.77in | 12 - AND UP years
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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.

Will get readers thinking. (Publishers Weekly)

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