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In the summer of 1964, freedom workers come to a small Mississippi town to register blacks to vote. The quiet pace of the summer changes dramatically for Cooper and his friends Jubal, who is black, and Squirrel, who is Jewish. The only white member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, Cooper must decide how to react when his father makes him attend Ku Klux Klan meetings. His uncle ...more
Hardcover, 218 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Perfection Learning (first published 2002)
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Sandra Stiles
This was a great read. The message to be taught to students is very powerful. It is all about choices and making the right one.
Cody
Good book on friendship and how two boys one white, one black stay carefull of the kkk and to tell what it was like back then
Tucker
it was not that good. but i learned that you can make friend with how every you want.
Soccerplayah07
I didn't really like this book.
We read it in school around Black History Month.
Kimberly
May 06, 2008 Kimberly rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Kimberly by: Ms. Cleary
A intense story and takes place in the time of the civil rights.
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John Armistead, an ordained minister, is an award-winning author, artist, and journalist. He holds degrees from Mississippi College, the University of Mississippi, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

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