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Thurgood Marshall : a twentieth-century life / by Chris Crowe.

Crowe, Chris. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670062287 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0670062286 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 248 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2008]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-239) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Black and white : a nation divided -- A baby born into Jim Crow -- Goody -- Roots of resistance -- Easing along -- Digging deep into law -- A hungry young lawyer -- Taking Jim Crow to court -- Laying it on the line -- Taking down Jim Crow -- The case of the century -- Moving to the other side of the bench -- A minority again -- The legacy.
Summary, etc.:
Thurgood Marshall became the first African American appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, but it's his life leading up to that point--from school troublemaker to passionate lawyer--that makes him both accessibly real and a role model to Americans of every color.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 11 and up.
1260 Lexile.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 > Juvenile literature.
United States. Supreme Court > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American lawyers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American judges > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993
United States. Supreme Court > Biography.
African American lawyers > Biography.
African American judges > Biography.

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