Remember Me
OR

 
White Lilacs
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ILLUSTRATOR
 
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TYPE
AGE
Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14 
READABILITY
5.7 
PAGES
242 p.  
KEYWORDS
 
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ISBN 9780152058517
Publisher Summary
Young Rose Lee Jefferson is shocked to learn that the white residents of Dillon, Texas, want to raze the city’s black enclave, Freedomtown, and build a park in its place. Rose Lee and the other residents of Freedomtown cannot bear the thought of losing their homes. But fighting the city’s plans could be costly—or even life threatening. Will the families of Freedomtown be able to save their thriving community?

    

Includes a reader's guide.

In 1921 in Dillon, Texas, twelve-year-old Rose Lee sees trouble threatening her black community when the whites decide to take the land there for a park and forcibly relocate black families to an ugly stretch of territory outside the town.

A moving tale of the struggle to preserve a community
 
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