The Lions of Little Rock
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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Review: The Lions of Little RockUser Review - Jessie - Goodreads
This was a good historical fiction book about the 1958 time period in Little Rock. I had no idea about what happened after the Little Rock 9 attended school in 1957. I didn't know that schools shut ... Read full review
Review: The Lions of Little RockUser Review - Joan Roll - Goodreads
This novel provides the tween reader with a close look at segregation in the 1950's. The book is set in Little Rock, Arkansas in the year following school integration with the Little Rock Nine. It is ... Read full review