Freedom Walkers: The Story Of The Montgomery Bus Boycott (Bank Street College Of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards))

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Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards))

A riveting account of the civil rights boycott that changed history by the foremost author of history for young people. Now a classic, Freedman’s book tells the dramatic stories of the heroes who stood up against segregation and Jim Crow laws in 1950s Alabama.  A master of succinct historical narratives Freeman explains the contributions of and sacrifices made by Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin, who refused give up their seats, to Jo Ann Robinson, who began the boycott, to Martin Luther King, Jr., whose leadership was instrumental is carrying it through, and others. Full of eye-witness reports, iconic photographs from the era, and crucial primary sources, this work brings the narratives alive for contemporary readers. A Map, source notes, a bibliography, and other backmatter make is a valuable classroom resource. The book received five starred reviews, the Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, and Jane Addams Peace Association Honor Book Award among other honors.

Specification of Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards))

GENERAL
AuthorRussell Freedman
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
EditionStated First Edition
ISBN-100823420310
ISBN-139780823420315
PublisherHoliday House
Publication Year2006
DIMENSIONS
Height7.81 inch.
Length0.53 inch.
Width9.74 inch.
Weight0.9 pounds.

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