The Freedom Summer Murders

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Product Details

Price
$10.99  $10.11
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781338115895

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About the Author

Don Mitchell is a critically acclaimed author of nonfiction for young people, including The Lady Is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance and The Freedom Summer Murders, which received multiple starred reviews and was a Kirkus Prize finalist for Young Readers' Literature, an NAACP Image Award nominee for Outstanding Literary Work for Teens, and a Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of the Year; Liftoff: A Photobiography of John Glenn; and Driven: A Photobiography of Henry Ford. He has served on the staff of the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, as well as on the staff of the National Security Council.

Reviews

Awards and Praise for The Freedom Summer Murders



Kirkus Prize finalist in the Young Readers' LiteratureNAACP Image Award nomineeCybils Award finalist



* "A must-read in any young adult study of the civil rights era." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)



* "Essential." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)



"An eye-opening read..." --Booklist



"A timely, essential account, illustrated with contemporary photos and capped with extensive endnotes and source notes." --School Library Journal



"[An] absorbing book.... It will grab you fom its opening paragraphs an won't let go until justice is serve." --The Horn Book Magazine



"This is quite simply the best book on this subject for young people." -- David Goodman, President, The Andrew Goodman Foundation