Yehunda is a slave. Born in the 19th century in the heat of the American South, she works in the cotton fields. Yehunda has a secret that she only reveals at nightfall: he has hair as blond as hers is brown and skin as light as hers is dark. He is the son of the master. Together, they build their dreams, lightening themselves from the crushing weight of the barriers imposed by society.
But one day, perhaps they will be free to realize their dreams. A sensitive and poetic story, served by beautiful illustrations, which allows a gentle approach to the theme of racism and slavery, but also of love beyond difference, patience and hope.