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Marching for Freedom

Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary
Partridge, Elizabeth (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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An inspiring look at the fight for the vote, by an award-winning author Only 44 years ago in the U.S., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was leading a fight to win blacks the right to vote. Ground zero for the movement became Selma, Alabama. Award-winning author Elizabeth Partridge leads you straight into the chaotic, passionate, and deadly three months of protests that culminated in the landmark march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. Focusing on the courageous children who faced terrifying violence in order to march alongside King, this is an inspiring look at their fight for the vote. Stunningly emotional black-and-white photos accompany the text.
Authors: Partridge, Elizabeth
Title: Marching for freedom
walk together, children, and don't you grow weary
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2009
Characteristics: 72 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Elizabeth Partridge
ISBN: 0670011894
9780670011896
Branch Call Number: j 323.1196 P2752m 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-66) and index
Subject Headings: Alabama Race relations History 20th century Juvenile literature Civil rights movements Alabama History 20th century Juvenile literature Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.) Juvenile literature African American children Political activity Alabama History 20th century Juvenile literature African Americans Civil rights Alabama History 20th century Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Civil rights movements
African American children
African Americans
LCCN: 2009009696
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An award-winning author leads readers straight into the chaotic, passionate, and deadly three months of protests that culminated in the landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery in 1965. (grades 6 and up)

Patridge leads readers straight into the chaotic, passionate, and deadly three months of protests that culminated in the landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery in 1965. Dr. King was involved in the organizing and led the final march to Montgomery.


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