"A brave, musical story rich with Southern history"
- Kirkus Reviews
"Ambitious, complex and daring"
- Marita Golden, Award-winning Author & Master Teacher
"Masterfully woven... an original story full of drama and magnificent characters"
Kwame Alexander, New York Times Best-Selling Author & Newbery Medalist
"The narration is descriptive, the scenes are vivid, and characters come alive"
Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite, 5 Starred Review
"A fascinating, expertly written debut"
Kayti Nika Raet for Readers' Favorite, 5 Starred Review
"A gripping and gratifying story replete with suspense, humor, and drama"
Donna Maria Smith, Poet
"One of the best-crafted stories I've read"