Mississippi Trial, 1955 (Prebound)

Mississippi Trial, 1955 By Chris Crowe Cover Image
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The 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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780613865227
ISBN-10: 0613865227
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2003
Pages: 240
Language: English