The Lions Of Little Rock- written by Kristin Levine Lone Star Award Reading Book 2013-14
As twelve year old Marlee starts, middle school in 1958 in Little Rock it feels like her whole
world is falling apart. Until she meets Liz, the new girl at school. Liz is everything Marlee wishes she
could be she's brave, brash and always knows the right thing to say. But when Liz leaves school without
even a good-bye, the rumor is that Liz was caught passing for white. Marlee decides that doesn't matter.
She just wants her friend back. In order to stay friends, Marlee and Liz are even willing to take on segregation
and the dangers their friendship could bring to both their families.