African American women -- Fiction., Mothers and sons -- Fiction., Domestic fiction., Domestic fiction, and Fiction.
Reprint of a 1946 novel, based upon the true story of Lutie Johnson, a young African-American woman who struggled to live and raise her son in the midst of the poverty and violence of Harlem in the late 1940s.
Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Juvenile fiction., Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- Juvenile literature., Paranormal fiction., Fiction., and Juvenile works.
Tells how Tituba, a slave, was sold in Barbados to a preacher bound for Boston and became one of three women convicted at the beginning of the Salem witch trials. The story of the slave Tituba and her husband, John Indian, from the day they were sold in Barbados until the tragic Salem witchcraft trials. In the Salem Village of 1692, superstition and hysteria peaked with the Salem witch trials. One of the first three "witches" condemned is Tituba, a slave from Barbados. "This restrained but dramatic narrative ... brings to life not only Tituba but also those around her, and shows how suspicion against her culminated in her arrest and trial."
African American men -- Fiction., Race relations -- Fiction., Married women -- Fiction., Miscegenation -- Fiction., Women, White -- Fiction., Adultery -- Fiction., Fiction., and Love stories.
Set in the sleepy New England town of Monmouth, Connecticut, in the 1950s, The Narrows tells the story of a forbidden love affair in which class and race play significant roles. When Link Williams, a Dartmouth-educated but unemployed young black man , falls in love with Camilo Sheffield, a rich white married woman, Monmouth is shaken by personal as well as community tragedy.