Freedom Summer

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Deborah Wiles
Illustrator(s):
Jerome Lagarrigue
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
ISBN:
978-0689830167
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

In the summer of 1964 two boys, one white and one black, play together and want to swim in the newly-integrated pool, and are dismayed to find that prejudice still exists.

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