A black family living in the South during the 1930's are faced with prejudice and discrimination which their children don't understand.
In Mississippi in the early 1900s ten-year-old David Logan's family generously shares their well water with both white and black neighbors in an atmosphere of potential racial violence.
Four children witness a confrontation between an elderly black man and a white storekeeper in rural Mississippi in the 1930s.
Two black girls living in the North are proud of their family's beautiful new Cadillac until they take it on a visit to the South and encounter racial prejudice for the first time.
Written in 1876, this is a novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River.