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Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March
(eBook)

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Published:
[Place of publication not identified]: Penguin Young Readers Group, 2015.
Format:
eBook
Content Description:
128 pages
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
780L
Status:
Available Online
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A memoir of the Civil Rights Movement from one of its youngest heroes A Sibert Informational Book Medal Honor Book Kirkus Best Books of 2015 Booklist Editors' Choice 2015 BCCB Blue Ribbon 2015 As the youngest marcher in the 1965 voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Albama, Lynda Blackmon Lowery proved that young adults can be heroes. Jailed nine times before her fifteenth birthday, Lowery fought alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. for the rights of African-Americans. In this memoir, she shows today's young readers what it means to fight nonviolently (even when the police are using violence, as in the Bloody Sunday protest) and how it felt to be part of changing American history. Straightforward and inspiring, this beautifully illustrated memoir brings readers into the middle of the Civil Rights Movement, complementing Common Core classroom learning and bringing history alive for young readers. From the Hardcover edition.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780698151338
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.1, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
780

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Description
A memoir of the Civil Rights Movement from one of its youngest heroes A Sibert Informational Book Medal Honor Book Kirkus Best Books of 2015 Booklist Editors' Choice 2015 BCCB Blue Ribbon 2015 As the youngest marcher in the 1965 voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Albama, Lynda Blackmon Lowery proved that young adults can be heroes. Jailed nine times before her fifteenth birthday, Lowery fought alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. for the rights of African-Americans. In this memoir, she shows today's young readers what it means to fight nonviolently (even when the police are using violence, as in the Bloody Sunday protest) and how it felt to be part of changing American history. Straightforward and inspiring, this beautifully illustrated memoir brings readers into the middle of the Civil Rights Movement, complementing Common Core classroom learning and bringing history alive for young readers. From the Hardcover edition.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lowery, L. B., Leacock, E., Buckley, S., & Loughran, P. (2015). Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March. [Place of publication not identified], Penguin Young Readers Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lynda Blackmon, Lowery et al.. 2015. Turning 15 On the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March. [Place of publication not identified], Penguin Young Readers Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lynda Blackmon, Lowery et al., Turning 15 On the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March. [Place of publication not identified], Penguin Young Readers Group, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lowery, Lynda Blackmon,, et al. Turning 15 On the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March. [Place of publication not identified], Penguin Young Readers Group, 2015.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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