Melody Ellison just turned ten, and she's dreaming of new ways to make her community a better place! When her pastor issues a New Year’s challenge, she decides to fix up a neighborhood playground and plant a garden. But when her friends put her in charge, Melody finds out just how hard it can be to lead. From opportunities of a lifetime in Motown to learning what it means to not give up in the face of setbacks and adversity, Melody discovers that working together makes everyone stronger.
This second volume of Melody’s classic stories tells how Melody strives to make justice, equality, and dignity grow in her community. 232 pages. Paperback. Author: Denise Lewis Patrick. Ages 8+