Learn about the Jim Crow laws that segregated public schools, public places, transportation, and even drinking fountains. This title offers primary sources, Fast facts and sidebars, prompts and activities, and more.
Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Mike Purcell is poor. He has no money for food or rent, but he does have a cow to sell. On his way to the fair to sell her, he meets a strange man who offers him an equally strange trade-his cow for an empty bottle, with the promise that the bottle will make him rich. What happens when Mike takes the bottle home to his family? Will their fortune turn around?