Books: Fiction

The Friendship

Book - Fiction. By Mildred Taylor. 1998. Cassie witnesses a Black man address a white storekeeper by his first name.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944
Themes: African American, Social Class

9780140389647In 1933 Mississippi, Cassie Logan and her brothers are warned never to go to the Wallace store. What they don’t expect is to hear an elderly black man dare to call the white storekeeper by his first name. Any child knows that some things just aren’t done. [Publisher’s description.]

ISBN: 9780140389647 | Published by Puffin Books.