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Shadra Strickland

Biography

Shadra Strickland

Shadra Strickland is an illustrator whose work has won an Ezra Jack Keats Award, a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent, and an NAACP Image Award. She lives in Maryland.

Shadra Strickland

Books by Shadra Strickland

by Patricia Hruby Powell and Shadra Strickland - Graphic Novel, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 14+

In 1955, in Caroline County, Virginia, amidst segregation and prejudice, injustice and cruelty, two teenagers fell in love. Their life together broke the law, but their determination would change it. Richard and Mildred Loving were at the heart of a Supreme Court case that legalized marriage between races, and a story of the devoted couple who faced discrimination, fought it, and won.