Bessie Smith and the Night Riders (Hardcover)
Putnam Publishing Group, 9780399242373, 32pp.
Publication Date: January 5, 2006
Bessie marches right outside and confronts the Night Riders by giving one of her famous low moans that says, "I may be down and out, but I ain t gonna take it no more." But will that be enough to scare them off ?
Based on a true incident, Bessie Smith and the Night Riders is a powerful story of facing down danger and standing up for what's right. With John Holyfield's luminous paintings setting the stage, readers will be cheering for Bessie and Emmarene all the way to their final bow.