Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship & Freedom
Paperback. While searching for blackberries, young Choctaw Martha breaks her village’s rules against crossing the Bok Chitto to the plantation on the other side. She befriends the slaves, and later helps a family escape across the river to freedom. Crossing Bok Chitto is a moving story of friendship across cultures in 1800s Mississippi, beautifully complemented by dramatic paintings. ~ Elementary School, Middle School . By Tim Tingle.