|Books, Forthcoming Media, History, Law, Novels, United States, Virginia on 2017-01-20 23:14Z by Steven|
7-1/4 x 10 in
Hardcover ISBN: 9781452125909
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
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.