main character: Alice location: Mississippi time period: 1964 YANKEE GIRL
Alice and her mom are traveling to mississippi to move into there new home. They are moving because her dad is an FBI agent and has to move there for work. While Alice and her mom were traveling to the new house the car was jounced across the road.
Alice and her mom are just arriving at the new house. alice heard a brayed sound when she was walking around.
When Alice joans her new school she fells like an outsider. Alice also meets a negro girl named Clarisse.
When Alice and Clarisse were on the playground Clarisse was bullying Alice.
The theme of the book is that action always come before consequences.