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Footer Davis probably is crazy —Vaught, Susan, 1965- author.
Book
2016
3 available of 3 items

Eleven-year-old Footer and her friends investigate when a nearby farm is burned, the farmer murdered, and his children disappear, but as they follow the clues, Footer starts having flashbacks and wonders if she is going ...

Little Brother of War —Robinson, Gary, 1950-
Book
2013
3 available of 4 items

Sixteen-year-old Mississippi Choctaw Randy Cheska lives under the shadow of his brother who was a football hero, later killed in Iraq, until proves himself to his parents and others through the ancient game of stickball....

Crossing Bok Chitto : a Choctaw tale of friendship & freedon —Tingle, Tim.
Book
2006
2 available of 3 items

In the 1800s, a Choctaw girl becomes friends with a slave boy from a plantation across the great river, and when she learns that his family is in trouble, she helps them cross to freedom.

Hideout —Key, Watt, author.
Book
2018
2 available of 2 items

"Twelve-year-old Sam has been given a fishing boat by his father, but he hates fishing. Instead he uses the boat to disappear for hours at a time, exploring the forbidden swampy surroundings of his bayou home. Then he di...

Love, Ruby Lavender —Wiles, Deborah.
Book
2001
5 available of 5 items

When her quirky grandmother goes to Hawaii for the summer, nine-year-old Ruby learns to survive on her own in Mississippi by writing letters, befriending chickens as well as the new girl in town, and finally coping with ...

Stone River crossing —Tingle, Tim, author.
Book
2019
1 available of 1 items

"Martha Tom knows better than to cross the Bok Chitto River to pick blackberries. The Bok Chitto is the only border between her town in the Choctaw Nation and the slave-owning plantation in Mississippi territory. The sla...

A long line of Cakes —Wiles, Deborah, author.
Book
2018
5 available of 5 items

Aurora County, Mississippi, is only the latest stop on the Cakes' nomadic lifestyle, opening bakeries wherever they go; but Emma Alabama Lane Cake (only girl of the six Cake children) is sick of it, and determined not to...

Fishtale —Bauer, Hans, 1951-
Book On CD
2012
1 available of 1 items

Sawyer Brown's family runs a catfish farm in rural Mississippi. When his widowed mom gets sick after her wedding ring is swallowed by a pond cat, Sawyer is sure the missing ring is to blame. But he soon suspects that the...

Magnolia —Cook, Kristi, author.
Book
2014
7 available of 7 items

High school seniors Ryder and Jemma have been at odds for four years, despite their mothers' lifelong plan that they will marry one day, but when a storm ravages their small Mississippi town, the pair's true feelings are...

The adventures of Tom Sawyer : retold from the Mark Twain original —Woodside, Martin.
Book
2005
3 available of 5 items

An abridged version of the adventures of Tom and his friends growing up in a small Missouri town on the banks of the Mississippi River in the nineteenth century.

Smack dab in the middle of maybe —Hackl, Jo, author.
Book
2018
5 available of 5 items

When Cricket's Aunt Belinda accidentally forgets her in the grocery store, Cricket decides to run away once and for all. But Cricket has to stay close by because even though her mama hasn't been in touch since she disapp...

The war within —Matas, Carol, 1949-
Book
2001
15 available of 15 items

In 1862, after Union forces expel Hannah's family from Holly Springs, Mississippi, because they are Jews, Hannah reexamines her views regarding slavery and the war.

The Aurora County All-Stars —Wiles, Deborah.
Book
2007
1 available of 1 items

I dream of trains. —Johnson, Angela.
Book
2 available of 2 items

The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones.

White socks only —Coleman, Evelyn, 1948-
Book
1996
4 available of 4 items

Grandma tells the story about her first trip alone into town during the days when segregation still existed in Mississippi.

All the days past, all the days to come —Taylor, Mildred D., author.
Book On CD
2020
1 available of 1 items

Cassie Logan is a young woman now, searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law school in Boston, and, ultimately, in the '60s, home to Mississippi for voter registrati...

Loretta Little looks back : three voices go tell it : a monologue novel —Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author.
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

Loretta, Roly, and Aggie B. Little relate their Mississippi family's struggles and triumphs from 1927 to 1968 while struggling as sharecroppers, living under Jim Crow, and fighting for Civil Rights.

White Socks Only —Coleman, Evelyn.
EBook
2014

In the segregated south, a young girl thinks that she can drink from a fountain marked “Whites Only” because she is wearing her white socks.

Let the circle be unbroken —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
1981
1 available of 1 items

Four black children growing up in rural Mississippi during the Depression experience racial antagonisms and hard times, but learn from their parents the pride and self-respect they need to survive.

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