If the Fire Comes

A Story of Segregation during the Great Depression

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Jolly Fish Press
Historical Fiction , Middle Grade
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It's 1935, and the Great Depression and California drought has left eleven-year-old Joseph McCoy shining shoes to help his family survive. Through his hard work and games with his sister, Joseph has...

Advance Praise

"The author's skillful blend of fact and fiction is backed up by fascinating backmatter ... historical facts are woven into the story with such finesse readers will be eager to learn more." —Kirkus...

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