New York : Atheneum, 2015
IL 5-8, RL 5.7
Life in a small town in 1953 is pretty predictable. Everyone knows each other. Blacks and whites pretty much leave each other alone. When 11 year old Callie who is black spots a runaway dog, she decides to try to find the owner. When she follows the dog, she meets Wendell, a white boy on a quest of his own. The two team up to try to solve an old mystery and overcome the anger of other children because of their friendship.