- Package Weight: about 1.1 pounds.
Product DescriptionSet in rural Mississippi in the era before Civil Rights, this is perhaps the most powerful story written by Newbery Medal winner Mildred Taylor. A group of late-arriving white passengers show up to get on a fully-loaded bus during a heavy rainstorm. The black passengers are forced off, but in a cruel twist of fate, the bus plunges over the side of the bridge near town.
For ages 10 to 12.
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(From the Historical Fiction shelf.)