Midnight Without a Moon
Rose Lee Carter, an African-American girl, dreams of life beyond the Mississippi cotton fields during the summer of 1955. Her world is rocked when an African-American boy, Emmett Till, is killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. A powerful middle-grade debut perfect for readers who enjoyed The Watsons Go to Birmingham and Brown Girl Dreaming.
Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers