The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage: The Fight for Interracial Marriage Selina Alko

The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

Author: Selina Alko
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Book Title
The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage: The Fight for Interracial Marriage
Author
Selina Alko
ISBN
9780545478533
For most children these days it would come as a great shock to know that before 1967, they could not marry a person of a race different from their own. That was the year that the Supreme Court issued its decision in Loving v. Virginia.This is the story of one brave family: Mildred Loving, Richard Perry Loving, and their three children. It is the story of how Mildred and Richard fell in love, and got married in Washington, D.C. But when they moved back to their hometown in Virginia, they were arrested (in dramatic fashion) for violating that state's laws against interracial marriage. The Lovings refused to allow their children to get the message that their parents' love was wrong and so they fought the unfair law, taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court - and won Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Selina AlkoPublisher: Arthur A. Levine BooksPublished: 01/27/2015ISBN: 9780545478533Pages: 40Weight: 0.85lbsSize: 10.10h x 8.70w x 0.40dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2014Publishers Weekly 11/03/2014Booklist 12/01/2014 pg. 36School Library Journal 12/01/2014 pg. 146Shelf Awareness 01/30/2015Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2015Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2015 pg. 125Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2015 pg. 152 - Superior,Well Above AverageKirkus Best Picture Books 11/15/2015 pg. 47PW Children's Starred Reviews 12/02/2015 pg. 44Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 171643 / Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial MarriageReading Level: 4.3 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
For most children these days it would come as a great shock to know that before 1967, they could not marry a person of a race different from their own. That was the year that the Supreme Court issued its decision in Loving v. Virginia.

This is the story of one brave family: Mildred Loving, Richard Perry Loving, and their three children. It is the story of how Mildred and Richard fell in love, and got married in Washington, D.C. But when they moved back to their hometown in Virginia, they were arrested (in dramatic fashion) for violating that state's laws against interracial marriage. The Lovings refused to allow their children to get the message that their parents' love was wrong and so they fought the unfair law, taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court - and won


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Selina Alko
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Published: 01/27/2015
ISBN: 9780545478533
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 10.10h x 8.70w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2014
Publishers Weekly 11/03/2014
Booklist 12/01/2014 pg. 36
School Library Journal 12/01/2014 pg. 146
Shelf Awareness 01/30/2015
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2015
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2015 pg. 125
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2015 pg. 152 - Superior,Well Above Average
Kirkus Best Picture Books 11/15/2015 pg. 47
PW Children's Starred Reviews 12/02/2015 pg. 44

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 171643 / Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage
Reading Level: 4.3 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
For most children these days it would come as a great shock to know that before 1967, they could not marry a person of a race different from their own. That was the year that the Supreme Court issued its decision in Loving v. Virginia.

This is the story of one brave family: Mildred Loving, Richard Perry Loving, and their three children. It is the story of how Mildred and Richard fell in love, and got married in Washington, D.C. But when they moved back to their hometown in Virginia, they were arrested (in dramatic fashion) for violating that state's laws against interracial marriage. The Lovings refused to allow their children to get the message that their parents' love was wrong and so they fought the unfair law, taking their case all the way to the Supreme Court - and won


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Selina Alko
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Published: 01/27/2015
ISBN: 9780545478533
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 10.10h x 8.70w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 11/01/2014
Publishers Weekly 11/03/2014
Booklist 12/01/2014 pg. 36
School Library Journal 12/01/2014 pg. 146
Shelf Awareness 01/30/2015
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2015
Horn Book Magazine 05/01/2015 pg. 125
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2015 pg. 152 - Superior,Well Above Average
Kirkus Best Picture Books 11/15/2015 pg. 47
PW Children's Starred Reviews 12/02/2015 pg. 44

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 171643 / Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage
Reading Level: 4.3 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5