Warrior on the Mound by Sandra W. Headen - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780823453788
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Published: Holiday House - March 5th, 2024

Excellent and inspirational historical fiction set in 1935 North Carolina. A story that deals with segregation in the Jim Crow south and two kids baseball teams, one black and the other filled with young clansmen-in-training, and the generational fallout from the Civil War and the Willmington Massacre. It's truly horrific what black people had to deal with during this time, and continue to deal with, and this novel perfectly illustrates the experience of a black child in that era who just wants to play ball and be a kid amidst never-ending assault and tragedy. ~ Reviewed by Reilly Hadden