Child of the Civil Rights Movement

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Child of the Civil Rights Movement

by Paula Young Shelton

Illustrations by Raúl Colón

First Release:

February 2010

ISBN: 9780375954146

"So Mama and Daddy packed up / their three little girls . . . and we went back to Georgia, / back to Jim Crow, / where whites could / but blacks could not." The daughter of civil rights activist Andrew Young offers poignant descriptions of her childhood in Atlanta as part of "The Civil Rights Family." Additional information about the people mentioned in the book. Bibliography. Full-color illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780375954146
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
    Dewey Classification: 323.1196/0
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.8, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.5, Points: 2
    Lexile: Level: AD960L
    Awards & Honors: Children's Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Children's Choices - Best Books of 2011, Special Interests, Memoir
    Genre: Nonfiction.
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