Joe from Freedom Summer

He's quite the character!

Joe is the protagonist.

In Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles, Joe is the main character of the story. His best friend is John Henry. They do a lot of great things together. Joe is a great friend.

Some character traits of Joe:

But, most importantly:

Joe is BRAVE!

As John Henry's best friend, Joe has to be very brave. While they were friends, it was a time of separation. The law changed and everyone was allowed to be together, not matter what color. Joe had to be brave as he was someone who was always friendly with someone of a different color in the 1960's in his town.

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Read the book yourself...you're in for quiet the story with quiet the character!