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Wiles, Deborah

Summary: It's 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Sunny's town is being invaded by people from up north who are coming to help people register to vote. Her personal life isn't much better, as a new stepmother, brother, and sister are crowding into her life, giving her little room to breathe.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

Iles, Greg.

Summary: Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex...and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ILE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ILE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Iles 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M ILE

Iles, Greg.

Summary: Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex...and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M ILE

Patterson, James

Summary: Detective Alex Cross tells the story of an ancestor, Abraham Cross, and his experiences with lawyer Ben Corbett, recounting one man's pursuit of justice in the face of the resurgence of Ku Klux Klan racism and violence in 1906 Eudora, Mississippi.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Love, Jeremy.

Summary: Lee Wagstaff is the daughter of a black sharecropper in the depression-era town of Charon, Mississippi. When Lily Westmoreland, her white playmate, is snatched by agents of an evil creature known as Bog, Lee's father is accused of kidnapping. Lee's only hope is to follow Lily's trail into this fantastic and frightening alternate world. Along the way she enlists the help of a benevolent, blues...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2009

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Jordan, Hillary

Summary: Mudbound takes on prejudice in its myriad forms on a Mississippi Delta farm in 1946. City girl Laura McAllen attempts to raise her family despite questionable decisions made by her husband. Tensions continue to rise when her brother-in-law and the son of a family of sharecroppers both return from WWII as changed men bearing the scars of combat.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JOR

McFadden, Bernice L.

Summary: The story is narrated by the town of Money, Mississippi. Tass Hilson and Emmett Till were young and in love when Emmett was murdered in 1955. Anxious to escape the town, Tass marries Maximillian May and relocates to Detroit. Forty years later, after the death of her husband, Tass returns to Money and fanstasy takes flesh when Emmett Till's spirit is finally released from the waters of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCF

Love, Jeremy.

Summary: Lee continues her journey through the parallel world of Nawlins, accompanied by the blues-singing swamp monster Bayou, in a search for Brer Rabbit in order to find her kidnapped friend Lily and save her father from a lynching.

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Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2010

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Iles, Greg

Summary: Former prosecutor and bestselling novelist Penn Cage is now serving as the mayor of Natchez, Miss., his hometown. Frustrated by his limited ability to change the system, Cage is plunged into a deadly duel of wits with some bad guys after a childhood friend, Tim Jessup, now a card dealer, alerts him to illegal dog fighting and sexual abuse connected with a floating casino. Before Jessup can...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA M ILE

Iles, Greg.

Summary: Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex ... and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FIC ILE

Grisham, John.

Summary: The suspense never rests when A Time to Kill's Jake Brigance fights the good fight once again. Often named an all-time favorite by John Grisham's legions of fans, the book that started it all gets a brand-new chapter. America's favorite storyteller returns to Ford County, Mississippi, where defense attorney Jake Brigance will have to fight for justice in a trial that could tear the small town...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Taylor, Mildred D.

Summary: A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD TAY

Crandall, Susan.

Summary: Fleeing her strict grandmother's home in 1963 Mississippi, nine-year-old Starla Claudelle becomes an unlikely companion to an African-American woman at whose side she learns harsh lessons about segregation and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION CRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Crandall 2013

Jordan, Hillary

Summary: In 1946, Laura McAllan tries to adjust after moving with her husband and two children to an isolated cotton farm in the Mississipi Delta.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2008

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Jordan, Hillary

Summary: In 1946, Laura McAllan tries to adjust after moving with her husband and two children to an isolated cotton farm in the Mississipi Delta.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JOR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Jor

Jackson, Linda Williams

Summary: In 1967, when his teacher loans him a copy of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," eleven-year-old Ellis Earl Brown is amazed to encounter a family worse off than his own and wonders if happy endings only come in books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC JAC

Watson, Bruce

Summary: "In the summer of 1964, as the Civil Rights movement boiled over, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) sent more than seven hundred college students to Mississippi to help black Americans already battling for democracy, their dignity and the right to vote. The campaign was called "Freedom Summer." But on the evening after volunteers arrived, three young civil rights workers went...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323.1196 WAT
1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA 323.1196 WAT

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