Mississippi Trial, 1955

Mississippi Trial, 1955 Cover

Mississippi Trial, 1955

By Chris Crowe; Tim Okamura (Illustrator)

Dial, Hardcover, 9780803727458, 240pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 2002


As the fiftieth anniversary approaches, there's a renewed interest in this infamous 1955 murder case, which made a lasting mark on American culture, as well as the future Civil Rights Movement. Chris Crowe's IRA Award-winning novel and his gripping, photo-illustrated nonfiction work are currently the only books on the teenager's murder written for young adults.