written by Patricia Hruby Powell
Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Virginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.
A Junior Library Guild Selection 2017
Kirkus starred Review
Society of Illustrators Original Art Show
“Strickland’s blue-, gray-, and yellow-toned illustrations have a strong retro feel and tenderly reinforce the written words…A song of love vs. a cacophony of hate—all in a beautiful model of bookmaking.”