The Lions of Little Rock (Google eBook)
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sbasler - LibraryThing
This is a story of a friendship during a time when segregation was still present, and racism was very common. Marlee was a shy, quiet girl until she met Liz, who turned out to be colored. Marlee didn ... Read full review
Review: The Lions of Little RockUser Review - Amelia Wyckoff - Goodreads
Amelia Wyckoff March 25, 2014 - The Lions of Little Rock, by Kristin Levine -Marlee Nisbett is a painfully shy 13 year old white girl who never speaks. Liz Fullerton is an outgoing and clever 13 year ... Read full review