Loving Vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel Of The Landmark Civil Rights Case (books About Love For Kids, Civil Rights Hist

byPatricia Hruby PowellIllustratorShadra Strickland

January 31, 2017|
Loving Vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel Of The Landmark Civil Rights Case (books About Love For Kids, Civil Rights Hist by Patricia Hruby Powell
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From acclaimed author Patricia Hruby Powell comes the story of a landmark civil rights case, told in spare and gorgeous verse. In 1955, in Caroline County, Virginia, amidst segregation and prejudice, injustice and cruelty, two teenagers fell in love. Their life together broke the law, but their determination would change it. Richard and Mildred Loving were at the heart of a Supreme Court case that legalized marriage between races, and a story of the devoted couple who faced discrimination,fought it, and won.
Patricia Hruby Powell''s previous book,Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker, won a Sibert Honor for Nonfiction, a Coretta Scott King Honor, and five starred reviews. She lives in Illinois.Shadra Strickland is an illustrator whose work has won an Ezra Jack Keats Award, a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent, a...
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Title:Loving Vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel Of The Landmark Civil Rights Case (books About Love For Kids, Civil Rights Hist
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:260 pages, 7.63 X 10.25 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:260 pages, 7.63 X 10.25 X 1 in
Published:January 31, 2017
Publisher:Chronicle Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:12
ISBN - 13:9781452125909

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