Remember: The journey to school integration
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Source:Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, p.78 (2004)
Call Number:Cubb Curr LC214.2 .M67 2004
Keywords:African Americans--Education--Pictorial works, Coretta Scott King Award, 2005, Discrimination in education--United States--Pictorial works, School integration--United States--Pictorial works, United States--Race relations--Pictorial works
Summary: Toni Morrison has collected a treasure chest of archival photographs that depict the historical events surrounding school desegregation. These unforgettable images serve as the inspiration for Ms. Morrison"s text--a fictional account of the dialogue and emotions of the children who lived during the era of "separate but equal" schooling. Remember is a unique pictorial and narrative journey that introduces children to a watershed period in American history and its relevance to us today. Remember will be published on the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision ending legal school segregation, handed down on May 17, 1954.
Lexile measure 660; ages 9-up; book level 5; general nonfiction