The Lions of Little Rock Kristin Levine

The Lions of Little Rock

Author: Kristin Levine
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Book Title
The Lions of Little Rock
Author
Kristin Levine
ISBN
9780142424353
"Satisfying, gratifying, touching, weighty--this authentic piece of work has got soul."--The New York Times Book Review As twelve-year-old Marlee starts middle school in 1958 Little Rock, it feels like her whole world is falling apart. Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school. Liz is everything Marlee wishes she could be: she's brave, brash and always knows the right thing to say. But when Liz leaves school without even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white. Marlee decides that doesn't matter. She just wants her friend back. And to stay friends, Marlee and Liz are even willing to take on segregation and the dangers their friendship could bring to both their families. Winner of the New-York Historical Society Children's History Book Prize A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Kristin LevinePublisher: Puffin BooksPublished: 01/10/2013ISBN: 9780142424353Pages: 298Weight: 0.50lbsSize: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.90dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 150159 / Lions of Little RockReading Level: 4.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 10
"Satisfying, gratifying, touching, weighty--this authentic piece of work has got soul."--The New York Times Book Review

As twelve-year-old Marlee starts middle school in 1958 Little Rock, it feels like her whole world is falling apart. Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school. Liz is everything Marlee wishes she could be: she's brave, brash and always knows the right thing to say. But when Liz leaves school without even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white. Marlee decides that doesn't matter. She just wants her friend back. And to stay friends, Marlee and Liz are even willing to take on segregation and the dangers their friendship could bring to both their families.


Winner of the New-York Historical Society Children's History Book Prize

A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Kristin Levine
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 01/10/2013
ISBN: 9780142424353
Pages: 298
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.90d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 150159 / Lions of Little Rock
Reading Level: 4.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 10
"Satisfying, gratifying, touching, weighty--this authentic piece of work has got soul."--The New York Times Book Review

As twelve-year-old Marlee starts middle school in 1958 Little Rock, it feels like her whole world is falling apart. Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school. Liz is everything Marlee wishes she could be: she's brave, brash and always knows the right thing to say. But when Liz leaves school without even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white. Marlee decides that doesn't matter. She just wants her friend back. And to stay friends, Marlee and Liz are even willing to take on segregation and the dangers their friendship could bring to both their families.


Winner of the New-York Historical Society Children's History Book Prize

A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Kristin Levine
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 01/10/2013
ISBN: 9780142424353
Pages: 298
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.90d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 150159 / Lions of Little Rock
Reading Level: 4.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 10