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The civil rights movement for kids [electronic resource] : a history with 21 activities / Mary C. Turck.

Turck, Mary. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781556528460 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 1556528469 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 189 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-184) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Let the children lead : early days, the 1950s -- 2. Tired of being mistreated : Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-56 -- 3. Nonviolent resistance : student sit-ins, 1960 -- 4. "If not us, then who?" : Freedom Riders, 1961 -- 5. Standing up for freedom : from Birmingham to Selma, 1963-1965 -- 6. "I have a dream" : march on Washington, 1963 -- 7. "Praying with my feet" : religion and civil rights -- 8. "You may be killed" : freedom summer, 1964 -- 9. The struggle continues : late 1960s, keeping on -- 10. Keep hope alive : civil rights today.
Summary, etc.: Describes the struggle for civil rights for African-Americans in the 1950s and 1960s and profiles important civil rights leaders. Includes suggested activities.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2008. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5239 KB).
Subject: African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
United States > Race relations > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Civil rights.
Race relations.
Civil rights movements.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / General
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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