Witnesses to Freedom: Young People who Fought for Civil Rights

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Lodestar Books, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 97 pages
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Here are the inspiring stories of young people who made a difference by participating in the struggles for civil rights in the 1950s and 1960s. Some are well known--others are not--but their stories are equally moving. In clear prose, Rochelle tells of the dramatic and crucial events, and inspires young readers to continue the struggle. Black-and-white photos.

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User Review  - Kimberly.Danielle - LibraryThing

This book contains the stories of the young people who lead the integration movements throughout the South during the Civil Rights Movement. It opens with a quote from Claudette Colvin, who is the ... Read full review


Brown v Board of Education
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Freedom Rides

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Belinda Rochelle is the author of the picture books When Jo Louis Won the Title, illustrated by Larry Johnson, and Jewels, illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu, and the nonfiction book Witnesses to Freedom: Young People Who Fought for Civil Rights. She has worked in Washington, D.C., as a lobbyist for many women's organizations.

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