The Girl from the Tar Paper School: Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement

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The Girl from the Tar Paper School: Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement

by Teri Kanefield

First Release:

January 2014

ISBN: 9781419707964

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.

 
  • 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
    Genre: Nonfic
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