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User Review  - Sullywriter - LibraryThing

The author does a brilliant job of portraying the segregated south of the 1950s but the plot seems sometimes overly calculated and contrived. The whole thing with Red and the dynamite is superfluous and Marlene getting trapped in the trunk of Red's car is totally over the top. Read full review

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User Review  - Bduke - LibraryThing

I'm hoping that middle school students will like this book - it has an important story to tell. Having had the honor of listening to Carlotta Walls Lanier, one of the Little Rock Nine, speak to our ... Read full review

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User Review  - amandacb - LibraryThing

While I superficially enjoyed the novel about Marlee and her innocent friendship with Liz, I felt the novel suffered from plotline ADHD -- it seemed to not dwell on difficult subjects long enough to ... Read full review

Review: The Lions of Little Rock

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

While I superficially enjoyed the novel about Marlee and her innocent friendship with Liz, I felt the novel suffered from plotline ADHD -- it seemed to not dwell on difficult subjects long enough to ... Read full review

Review: The Lions of Little Rock

User Review  - Jody - Goodreads

Great read, but wanted to love it more. I wouldn't suggest it for a read aloud to fifth graders although my students did enjoy it...it just wasn't enough...speed? for some. Love teaching civil rights era! Read full review


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