In 1951, Barbara Rose Johns organized a strike to protest the inferior conditions of her all-black high school. The case became part of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Author’s note. Time line. Index. Full-color and black-and-white photographs.
The Girl from the Tar Paper School: Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights MovementBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781419707964 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Abrams Page Count: 56 Trim Size: 10" x 10" Dewey Classification: 323.092 Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.6, Points: 2 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 10.4, Points: 5 Lexile: Level: 1100L Awards & Honors: New York Public Library, 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2014, Nonfiction
2015 NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended Book
2015 Jane Addams Award Winner, Older Readers
NCSS Carter G. Woodson Book Award 2016 Winner, Middle
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