Challenges Faced In Lions Of Little Rock By Kristin Levine

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Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine is about a girl, Marlee, who can't be friends with someone because she's colored. Marlee lives during a time when colored people didn't have the same right as white people in America. Marlee faces many challenges in the society from many people, who disagree with letting colored people have the same rights as white people. Marlee must learn to speak out and stand up for what she believes in. Marlee was a shy and quiet girl at the beginning of 7th grade. She would only talk to her Dad, Judy , and her Mom only if she asked her a direct question. Marlee didn't talk in class, raise her hand , and she only had one friend (who wasn't very nice). Since then Marlee has slowly changed and has become a brave
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