Hot Pursuit: Murder in Mississippi

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon
Illustrator(s):
Craig Orback
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Kar-Ben Publishing
ISBN:
978-0761339564
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

It was the Freedom Summer of 1964 and civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner were driving through rural Mississippi. When a police cruiser flashed its lights behind them, they didn't know if they were law-abiding officers or members of the Ku Klux Klan. The decision of these courageous young men is told in this gripping story.

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