Friday, May 22, 2009

The Road of Memphis, by Mildred Taylor

"Mildred Taylor did a good job concentrating on the main events & staying focused. I also liked the part when she said "We never saw Jeremy Simms again" because that told me he died during or after the war. But I wanted to see more confessions on how the Logan's family was wrong about him betraying them at the end. He was a friend!" Reviewed by Haejin

Cassie must confront racism in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1941 where she lives and attends high school. Her friend Moe is attacked and, to save himself, terribly hurts one of his attackers. Faced with mounting hatred in the community, Moe must flee town, aided by Cassie and his friends.

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