Contains the keyword African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century
"Sitting In and Speaking Out studies a dramatic decade that began with a student-led assault on segregation and ended with demonstrations over the war in Southeast Asia. It tells the story of southern black and white kids confronting social, political, and cultural issues and participating in a movement that redefined southern and American society."
Sydney Taylor Book Awards 2009; Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009; ages 7-11; book level 4.1
Lexile measure 560; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.8; Nonfiction