The Freedom Summer Murders

Book Verdict

The Freedom Summer Murders

by Don Mitchell

First Release:

September 2014

ISBN: 9780545477253

Despite known dangers, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner registered black Mississippi voters in the summer of 1964. They were murdered for it. Map of Mississippi. Endnotes. Author’s note on sources. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs, reproductions of documents, letters, and memorabilia.

  • ISBN: 9780545477253
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Scholastic
    Page Count: 224
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: 976.2/063
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 8.2, Points: 7
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 10.7, Points: 10
    Lexile: Level: 1130L
    Awards & Honors: Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Books of 2014
    Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature, Best Multicultural Books of 2014
    2014 Cybils Awards Finalist, Nonfiction for Young Adults
    CBC Children’s Choice Book Awards 2015 Finalist, Teen Debut Author
    Capitol Choices 2015
    Genre: Nonfic
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