Sylvia Patterson has a tough decision to make. The schools in Little Rock, Arkansas are integrating. Sylvia is choosen to become one of the first African-American students to attend all white Central High School. Violence and threats come from all sides. Even her friends are not sure she should venture out of her world. Enter a time and place where history is about to explode and share Sylvia’s story in Fire From The Rock by Ohio author, Sharon Draper.