Present day, Nevada. Twelve-year-old Ella and her best friend Z are mocked by their classmates and considered the "weird" kids in their 6th grade class. When a new boy, Bailey comes to their school, he befriends Ella, giving her a chance to make new friends and join a more popular crowd. But to do so, she'd have to leave Z behind. Can she make the right choice?
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CHICAGO, 1968. For thirteen-year-old Sam, it's not easy being the son of a well-known civil rights activist. When he learns that his brother, Stick, has joined The Black Panthers, Sam faces a difficult decision. Will he follow his father, or his brother? His mind, or his heart? The rock, or the river?