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What is the civil rights movement? / by Sherri L. Smith ; illustrated by Tim Foley.

Smith, Sherri L., (author.). Foley, Tim, 1962- (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Plymouth.

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Pease Public Library J 323.11 SMITH 34598000873938 Children's New Books Display Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524792312
  • ISBN: 1524792314
  • ISBN: 9781524792305
  • ISBN: 1524792306
  • Physical Description: 108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An official WHO HQ book"--Cover.
"16 pages of photos inside!"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note:
What is the civil rights movement? -- A troubled past -- The long walk to school -- The Montgomery bus boycott -- The lunch counter sit-ins -- Freedom riders -- The children's crusade -- The march on Washington -- Freedom summer -- Selma to Montgomery -- Changing times -- Timelines.
Summary, etc.:
"Even though slavery had ended in the 1860s, African Americans were still suffering under the weight of segregation a hundred years later. They couldn't go to the same schools, eat at the same restaurants, or even use the same bathrooms as white people. But by the 1950s, black people refused to remain second-class citizens and were willing to risk their lives to make a change"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject: Civil rights movements > United States > History.
African Americans > Civil rights > History.
Civil rights demonstrations > History > 20th century.
United States > Race relations.
Genre: History.
Instructional and educational works.

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