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Freedom Walkers : the story of the Montgomery bus boycott

Guided Reading Level: 

Z

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Holiday House, Volume 1st, New York, p.114 (2006)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr F334 .M79 N43 2006

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6759456

Keywords:

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Abstract:

Contents: Map -- Montgomery, Alabama, 1955-1956 -- Introduction: Why they walked -- Jo Ann Robinson -- Claudette Colvin -- Rosa Parks -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Boycott heroes -- Proud to be arrested -- Walking to victory -- Children are coming on -- Chapter notes -- Selected bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index.; Summary: Covers the events surrounding and including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the end of segregation on buses.

Notes:

Lexile measure 1110;ages 9-18; book level 7.7; nonfiction