Freedom's children: young civil rights activists tell their own stories

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Publisher:
Putnam,
Pub. Date:
c1993.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.3 - AR Pts: 8
Lexile measure:
760L
Description
In this inspiring collection of true stories, thirty African-Americans who were children or teenagers in the 1950s and 1960s talk about what it was like for them to fight segregation in the South-to sit in an all-white restaurant and demand to be served, to refuse to give up a seat at the front of the bus, to be among the first to integrate the public schools, and to face violence, arrest, and even death for the cause of freedom. "Thrilling...Nothing short of wonderful."- The New York Times Awards: ( A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year ( A Booklist Editors' Choice
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ISBN:
9780698118706
9780399218934
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.3, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
760L
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Grouping Title freedom s children young civil rights activists tell their own
Grouping Author levine ellen
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-11 04:47:18AM
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subject_facet African Americans -- Civil rights, African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Interviews -- Juvenile literature, Civil rights movement -- History, Civil rights movements -- History -- Juvenile literature, Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature, Civil rights workers -- Interviews, Civil rights workers -- United States -- Interviews -- Juvenile literature, Race relations, Race relations -- Juvenile literature
title_display Freedom's children : young civil rights activists tell their own stories
title_full Freedom's children : young civil rights activists tell their own stories / Ellen Levine ; illustrated with photographs
title_short Freedom's children :
title_sub young civil rights activists tell their own stories
topic_facet African Americans, Civil rights, Civil rights movement, Civil rights movements, Civil rights workers, History, Race relations