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First published in , it was reprinted in It tells the story of a loving African-American family living in the town of Flint, Michigan , in When the oldest son Byron begins to get into a bit of trouble, the parents decide he should spend the summer and possibly the next school year with Grandma Sands in Birmingham, Alabama. The entire family travels there together by car, and during their visit, tragic events take place. The book takes place from approximately January to October , a turbulent time during the Civil Rights Movement.