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Marching for freedom: Walk together, children, and don't you grow weary

Marching for Freedom

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Viking, New York, N.Y., p.72 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr E185.93 .A3 P37 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8491730

Keywords:

African American children--Political activity--Alabama--History--20th century, African American children--Political activity--Alabama--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--History--20th century, African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, Ala.)--Juvenile literature, Alabama--Race relations--History--20th century, Alabama--Race relations--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, American Library Association Best Books for YA 2010, American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 01/2010, Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 2009, Civil rights movements--Alabama--History--20th century, Civil rights movements--Alabama--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, Horn Book Fanfare List 2010, School Library Journal Best Books 2009, Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)

Abstract:

Contents: Voteless, 1963 -- Martin Luther King Jr. arrives, 1965 -- Bloody Sunday: March 7, 1965 -- Turn around Tuesday: March 9 -- Day one: Sunday, March 21 -- Day two: Monday, March 22 -- Day three: Tuesday, March 23 -- Day four: Wednesday, March 24 -- Day five: Thursday, March 25 -- Voting Rights Act: August 6, 1965.; Summary: This book recounts the three months of protest that took place before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to promote equal rights and help African-Americans earn the right to vote.

Notes:

ages 10-18