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Child of the Civil Rights Movement

by Paula Young Shelton
Raul Colon

eBook

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In this Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year, Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child's unique perspective to an important chapter in America's history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family—and thousands of others—in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

Poignant, moving, and hopeful, this is an intimate look at the birth of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: January 19, 2011

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780375982811
  • Release date: January 19, 2011

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780375982811
  • File size: 12378 KB
  • Release date: January 19, 2011


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Languages

English

Levels

ATOS: 4.8
Lexile® Measure: 960
Interest Level: K-3(LG)

In this Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year, Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child's unique perspective to an important chapter in America's history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family—and thousands of others—in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

Poignant, moving, and hopeful, this is an intimate look at the birth of the Civil Rights Movement.

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