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Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice / Phillip Hoose.

Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- (Author). Waites, Channie (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781441802415 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 144180241X (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: Grand Haven : Brilliance Audio, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 3:38:11.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Channie Waites.
Summary, etc.:
On March 2, 1955, a slim, bespectacled teenager refused to give up her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Mont-gomery, Alabama. Shouting "It's my constitutional right!" as police dragged her off to jail, Claudette Colvin decided she'd had enough of the Jim Crow segregation laws that had angered and puzzled her since she was a young child...
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 52273 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Colvin, Claudette, 1939-
African Americans > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography.
African American civil rights workers > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography.
African American teenage girls > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography.
African Americans > Segregation > Alabama > Montgomery > History.
Segregation in transportation > Alabama > Montgomery > History.
Montgomery (Ala.) > Biography.
Montgomery (Ala.) > Race relations > History > 20th century.
Colvin, Claudette, 1939-
Civil rights workers.
Teenage girls > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.
African Americans > Segregation > History.
Segregation in transportation.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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