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The Resource A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968, Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth

A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968, Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth

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A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968
Title
A dream of freedom
Title remainder
the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968
Statement of responsibility
Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth
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Language
eng
Summary
In this history of the modern Civil Rights movement, the author focuses on the monumental events that occurred between 1954 (the year of Brown v. the Board of Education) and 1968 (the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Beginning with an overview of the movement since the end of the Civil War, McWhorter also discusses such events as the 1956 MTGS bus boycott, the 1961 Freedom Rides, and the 1963 demonstration in Birmingham, Alabama, among others. The author uses interviews she conducted personally with..
Summary
Explores the sacrifices and triumphs of African Americans in their pursuit of social and political equality, and examines the often violent resistance they met from white Americans
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  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2004.
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130895
Cataloging source
VVW
Dewey number
323.1196073009045
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Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 1220
  • 1220
Intended audience source
  • Lexil
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Interest level
MG
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1220
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
9.1
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Target audience
juvenile
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the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968
Label
A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968, Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-158) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brown v. the Board of Education -- Emmett Till -- The Montgomery bus boycott -- Little Rock -- The sit-ins -- The Freedom Rides -- The Albany Movement -- Ole Miss -- Birmingham -- Stand in the schoolhouse door -- The Second Emancipation proclamation -- The March on Washington -- The Birmingham church bombing -- The beloved community -- Mississippi Freedom Summer -- Selma -- Malcolm X -- Watts -- Black Power and the Meredith March -- Chicago -- The Black Panthers -- Memphis
Control code
ocm55998388
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780439576789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780439576789
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55998388
  • (Sirsi) a839890
Label
A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968, Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-158) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brown v. the Board of Education -- Emmett Till -- The Montgomery bus boycott -- Little Rock -- The sit-ins -- The Freedom Rides -- The Albany Movement -- Ole Miss -- Birmingham -- Stand in the schoolhouse door -- The Second Emancipation proclamation -- The March on Washington -- The Birmingham church bombing -- The beloved community -- Mississippi Freedom Summer -- Selma -- Malcolm X -- Watts -- Black Power and the Meredith March -- Chicago -- The Black Panthers -- Memphis
Control code
ocm55998388
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780439576789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780439576789
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55998388
  • (Sirsi) a839890

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