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Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez and her family's fight for desegregation / Duncan Tonatiuh.

Tonatiuh, Duncan, (author.). Sananes, Adriana (narrator.).
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  • ISBN: 9781629238586 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1629238589 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (22 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Adriana Sananes.
Summary, etc.:
Almost ten years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California. An American citizen of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage who spoke and wrote perfect English, Mendez was denied enrollment to a whites-only school. Her parents took action by organizing the Hispanic community and filing a lawsuit in federal district court. Their success eventually brought an end to the era of segregated education in California.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: School integration > United States > Juvenile literature.
Hispanic Americans > Education > Juvenile literature.
Hispanic Americans > Civil rights > Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.

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