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.
The Freedom Summer MurdersBook Verdict
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
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