(From the publisher):
11-year-old Shortning Bread Jackson and his 8-year-old sister Peanuts collaborate with white racist Hawk Baker to free their father from unjust labor in the chain gang during Mississippi's depression days of 1936.
Original title: Mississippi Chariot
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Social Issues→ Race And Prejudice
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ United States and Canada