The Lions of Little Rock

The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine is our current book club selection.

The Lions of Little Rock

Sometimes friendship is an act of bravery. Marlee and Liz put friendship above everything else in this powerful novel set in Little Rock Arkansas in 1958. This is a time of racial segregation and the beginnings of change. Historical fiction at its finest.


22 thoughts on “The Lions of Little Rock

  1. Ya! This is such a great book! but um… i kind of… sort of forgot what we were supposed to read up to… I’m SO SORRY! Otherwise This is a great book seriously. Go Books!

    • Go Books indeed! It was 120 or 140 something . . . Check in with me Monday! I left my copy at school. My home copy doesn’t have the bookmark in it. So pleased you are enjoying this title!

  2. Oh ok! Thanks Ms.Gelson! I’ve been trying to read the bookclub book and i have but its just that i got lost in another book. You see, I went to the library recently so… You know I got lost in book world. Sorry.

  3. yay i’m finally finish reading this book for the second time it was much better in my opinion reading it 2 times. 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  4. why is the time all strange 12:57 AM ??? its only 5:59 PM. sorry this is not a book club thing im just so curious is it the website or my computer?

  5. hey Ms Gelson! I just finished the book and i llllllllllllllllllllllllooooooooooooooooovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvveeeeeeeeeeeeeee it as you already know. I’ll tell everybody i know about book club & it’s website when i go to my new school & I’ll communicate every day books

  6. everyone! chapter 55 line 16! I was flipping through and this caught my attention! Look! look now! its amazing! NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ITS MAJOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • I find it really difficult to say goodbye to some characters too. I would love you to read Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood if you haven’t already. I think you would love it. The main character has a lot of spunk.

  7. Absolutely loved being a part of the Book Club for the final book! Thank you for welcoming me in to the group! I loved reading along with you guys…..and loved the rich discussions! Can’t wait until next year!!!

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