Annotations for Road to Memphis


Baker & Taylor
A young Black woman in 1940s Mississippi is caught up in a tense drama between Blacks and whites that culminates in three days of turmoil and unrest that will forever change her life

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Baker & Taylor
Cassie Logan, a young black woman in 1940s Mississippi, becomes caught up in a tense confrontation between blacks and whites--three days of turmoil and unrest that will change her life forever. Reprint. Coretta Scott King Award.

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Baker & Taylor
In 1941 a black youth, sadistically teased by two white boys in rural Mississippi, severely injures one of them with a tire iron and enlists Cassie's help in trying to flee the state.

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Penguin Putnam
"Cassie recounts harrowing events during late 1941. An engrossing picture of fine young people endeavoring to find the right way in a world that persistently wrongs them." --Kirkus Reviews


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