Witnesses to Freedom: Young People Who Fought for Civil Rights

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Puffin Books, Feb 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Provides an insightful look at the lives of Claudette Colvin, who played a key role in the Montgomery bus boycott, and fifteen-year-old Elizabeth Eckford, who attempted to integrate a high school in Little Rock, Arkansas, and other pioneers of the civil rights movement. Reprint.

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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

Contents

Brown v Board of Education
10
The Montgomery Bus Boycott
28
The Freedom Rides
48
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

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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