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Author Kanefield, Teri, 1960-

Title The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement / Teri Kanefield.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 POW    AVAILABLE
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Description 56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-51) and index.
Contents The tar paper shack problem -- A little child shall lead them -- The quiet embrace of the woods -- The time has come -- Stick with us -- Reaching for the moon -- Pupil lashes out at principal -- A lawsuit is filed and the troubles begin -- The lost generation -- "Nothing is as strong as gentleness, nothing as gentle as strength." -- The birth of the civil rights movement -- Author's note -- Select civil rights timeline -- Endnotes -- Sources.
Summary Describes the peaceful protest organized by teenager Barbara Rose Johns in order to secure a permanent building for her segregated high school in Virginia in 1951, and explains how her actions helped fuel the civil rights movement.
Audience 1100L Lexile
Note 1100L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 7.6 2 159626
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.6 2 159626
Subject Powell, Barbara Johns, 1935-1991 -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Segregation in education -- Virginia -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- Juvenile literature.
Women civil rights workers -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Virginia -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Segregation in education -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement.
ISBN 9781419707964 (hc.)
1419707965 (hc.)
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