Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case

by Patricia Hruby Powell, Shadra Strickland

First Release:

March 2017

ISBN: 9781452125909

Virginia, 1955: Amid segregation, prejudice, and injustice, two teenagers fell in love. Their life together broke the law, but their determination changed it. Summaries of and quotations regarding legal proceedings and the civil rights movement. Map. Time lines. Bibliography. Artist’s note. Black-and-white period photographs and documents. Full-color illustrations rendered in brush pen and Adobe Photoshop.

  • ISBN: 9781452125909
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Chronicle
    Page Count: 260
    Authors: Patricia Hruby Powell, Shadra Strickland
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 3
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.4, Points: 8
    Lexile: Level: HL720L
    Awards & Honors: Kids’ Indie Next List Preview, Winter 2016–2017, Teens
    2018 Capitol Choices, Ages Ten to Fourteen
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Teen Books
    Genre: Fic
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