Thurgood Marshall : a twentieth-century life / by Chris Crowe.
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- ISBN: 9780670062287 (hardcover) :
- ISBN: 0670062286 (hardcover) :
- Physical Description: 248 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Viking, 
- Copyright: ©2008
|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.
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.
A Junior Library Guild selection
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