Revolution

Wiles, Deborah.  Revolution. Scholastic Inc, 2014. Freedom Summer through the eyes of a young white girl and an African American boy, each experiencing the changes brought by the Civil Rights Movement and the SNCC (Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee) volunteers in a small conservative Mississippi town. The compelling novel is interspersed with newspaper clippings and photographs and song lyrics from the movement and from popular culture of the time. The author takes us inside the heads and hearts of very real people as they face the legal and cultural revolution they become part of.  Honor book for older children, 2015  


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