The lions of Little Rock
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Source:G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, p.298 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3612 .E9239 L56 2012
Keywords:African Americans--Fiction, African Americans--Juvenile fiction, Bashfulness--Fiction, Bashfulness--Juvenile fiction, Families--Arkansas--Juvenile fiction, Family life--Arkansas--Fiction, Friendship--Fiction, Friendship--Juvenile fiction, Little Rock (Ark.)--History--20th century--Fiction, Little Rock (Ark.)--History--20th century--Juvenile fiction, Middle schools--Fiction, Middle schools--Juvenile fiction, Race relations--Fiction, Race relations--Juvenile fiction, School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock--History--20th century--Juvenile fiction, School integration--Fiction, Schools--Fiction, Schools--Juvenile fiction, Shyness--Fiction
Summary: In 1958 Little Rock, Arkansas, painfully shy twelve-year-old Marlee sees her city and family divided over school integration, but her friendship with Liz, a new student, helps her find her voice and fight against racism.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 10 and up; Historical fiction