Because they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America / Russell Freedman.

By: Freedman, Russell [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Holiday House, [2014]Edition: First editionDescription: 83 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 29 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780823429219 (hardcover) :; 0823429210 (hardcover) :Subject(s): Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.) -- Juvenile literature | Selma (Ala.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Suffrage -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.) | Selma (Ala.) -- Race relations | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History | African Americans -- Suffrage -- History | Civil rights movements -- HistoryGenre/Form: History | Juvenile worksDDC classification: 323.1196/073076145 LOC classification: F334.S4 | F74 2014
Contents:
The day the teachers marched -- "White folks business" -- Selma's students lead the way -- "March, dammit!" -- Bloody Sunday -- Turnabout Tuesday -- A good day to be alive -- Because they marched.
Summary: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 76-79) and index.

The day the teachers marched -- "White folks business" -- Selma's students lead the way -- "March, dammit!" -- Bloody Sunday -- Turnabout Tuesday -- A good day to be alive -- Because they marched.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

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