Books by Linda Williams Jackson

A SKY FULL OF STARS by Linda Williams Jackson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"Filled with teachable moments that are perfect for modern-day discussions of race and justice, this is also a story about the complexities of family and choices. (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
Race, police brutality, and a justice system that won't hold guilty white men accountable for menacing fellow black citizens—topical current events reveal their gnarled, bitter roots. Read full book review >
MIDNIGHT WITHOUT A MOON by Linda Williams Jackson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"The bird's-eye view into this pivotal moment provides a powerful story, one that adults will applaud—but between the avalanche of old-South homilies and Rose Lee's relentlessly hopeless struggle, it may be a hard sell for younger readers. (Historical fiction. 10-12)"
The ugly brutality of the Jim Crow South is recounted in dulcet, poetic tones, creating a harsh and fascinating blend. Read full book review >