Young Rose Lee Jefferson is shocked to learn that the white residents of Dillon, Texas, want to raze the city's black enclave, Freedomtown, and build a park in its place. Rose Lee and the other residents of Freedomtown cannot bear the thought of losing their homes. But fighting the city's plans could be costly-or even life threatening. Will the families of Freedomtown be able to save their thriving community? Includes a reader's guide.