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Author Kanefield, Teri, 1960- author.

Title The girl from the tar paper school [Axis 360 electronic resource] : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement / Teri Kanefield.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (56 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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Audience 1100 Lexile.
Note 1100 Lexile.
Audience 1100L Lexile
Note 1100L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.6 2 159626
Note Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.6 2 159626
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 48-51) 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.
Subject Powell, Barbara Johns, 1935-1991 -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Segregation in education -- Virginia -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Virginia -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Powell, Barbara Johns, 1935-1991.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Kanefield, Teri, 1960- Girl from the tar paper school New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014 9781419707964 (DLC) 2012040990 (OCoLC)817721642
ISBN 9781613125175 :
1613125178 :
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