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 - skm88 - LibraryThing
Beautifully written book about a girl named Marlee. She meets a new girl at her school, and they become fast friends. Her new friend, Liz, though has been going to school and passing herself off as a ... Read full review
Review: The Lions of Little RockUser Review - Mackenzie Beals - Goodreads
This book is set during a very controversial time when many schools were closed due to the issue of segregation. No one could agree on whether schools should accommodate all students, no matter their ... Read full review