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Loving Vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel Of The Landmark Civil Rights Case

ISBN-10: 1452125902
ISBN-13: 9781452125909
Author: Powell, Patricia Hruby
Illustrated by: Strickland, Shadra
Interest Level: 7-12
Publisher: Chronicle Books

Publication Date: January 2017

Copyright: 2017

Page Count: 260

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Interest Level

Grades 7-12

Reading Level

Guided Reading: Z+
Lexile: HL720L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.4
Accelerated Reader Points: 3.0
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BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism *


From acclaimed author Patricia Hruby Powell comes the story of a landmark civil rights case, told in spare and gorgeous verse. In 1955, in Caroline County, Virginia, amidst segregation and prejudice, injustice and cruelty, two teenagers fell in love. Their life together broke the law, but their determination would change it. Richard and Mildred Loving were at the heart of a Supreme Court case that legalized marriage between races, and a story of the devoted couple who faced discrimination, fought it, and won.
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