The Kids on Ford Street is a humorous memoir of growing up around Detroit in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It is the author's memories of the true escapades of herself, her two older brothers, and her baby sister, written from her childhood point of view. This was a time when kids were kids. Detroit was a growing, vibrant city, and life on Ford Street was always an exciting adventure. Follow the frequently funny, sometimes scary, occasionally sad, and often downright extraordinary life of Richard, Mike, Christine, and Sue as they get in and out of trouble despite the best efforts of their loving parents.