Mississippi Trial, 1955 (Hardcover)

By Chris Crowe, Tim Okamura (Illustrator)

Dial, 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.