Mississippi Trial, 1955

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Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Speak
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
4.1 X 6.6 X 0.7 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780142501924

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About the Author

Chris Crowe is the author of several books, most notably Mississippi Trial, 1955, which won several awards, including the 2003 International Reading Association's Young Adult Novel Award. His nonfiction book, Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case, was an Jane Addams Honor book. His first children's book, Just As Good: How Larry Doby Changed America's Game, appeared in 2012. Chris married his high school sweetheart, and they live in Provo, Utah, where he works in the English department at BYU. They are the parents of four children and grandparents of two lovely girls and three handsome boys.

Reviews

"Will get readers thinking."--Publishers Weekly

"Teen readers will find themselves caught up in Hiram's very real struggle to do the right thing."--Kirkus Reviews

"This book belongs in all collections to show young readers the full range of American history."--School Library Journal

"This is a thoughtful story that rises above a mere retelling of one episode in the South's racist past."--Children's Literature