Stella by Starlight

When the Ku Klux Klan s unwelcome reappearance rattles Stella s segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in this Depression era tour de force from Sharon Draper, the New York Times bestselling author of Out of My Mind.Stella lives in the segregated South in Bumblebee, North Carolina, to


The Barnes Noble Review Karen Hesse s Newbery Award winning skills are put to great use in Witness, a poetic tale about friendship, fanaticism, and the deadly undercurrents of racial prejudice The story takes place in a small Vermont town in the year 1924, revealing the devastating impact of the

Natchez Burning (Penn Cage, #4)

1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles returns with his most eagerly anticipated novel yet Natchez Burning the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage


The year is 1867, the South has been defeated, and the American Civil War is over But the conflict goes on Yankees now patrol the streets of Richmond, Virginia, and its citizens, both black and white, are struggling to redefine their roles and relationships By day, fourteen year old Shadrach appr

The Chamber

In the corridors of Chicago s top law firm Twenty six year old Adam Hall stands on the brink of a brilliant legal career Now he is risking it all for a death row killer and an impossible case Maximum Security Unit, Mississippi State Prison Sam Cayhall is a former Klansman and unrepentant racist


In Jordan s prize winning debut, prejudice takes many forms, both subtle and brutal It is 1946, and city bred Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband s Mississippi Delta farm a place she finds foreign and frightening In the midst of the family s struggles, two young men retu