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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case

Title

Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case

Illustrator

Shadra Strickland

Publisher

Chronicle Books

Pages

260 pages

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781452125909

Genre

historical

Topic

Racial Diversity; Race Discrinination; Biracial; Interracial; racism; segregation; mixed race; skin color; interracial relationship

Annotation

Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl and boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Non-fiction (Middle Grade and Young Adult)

Keywords

loving; marriage; trials; race relations; Virginia

Item Type

Nonfiction

Format

novel in verse

Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case

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