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Author Hoose, Phillip M., 1947-

Title Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice / by Phillip Hoose.

Imprint New York : Melanie Kroupa Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2009.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  323 C725Bh 2009    ---  Available
 Parsons Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 323.092 H789    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  CB 323 Hoose    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Biography  J BIO Colvin    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 133 p. : ill. ; 24 x 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [109]-121) and index.
Indexed In: Bklst 02/01/2009
SLJ Feb 2009
VOYA 2009 no. 1
PW 02/02/2009
Kirkus 01/15/2009
Source NBK 2/9 PPLY
Awards Newbery Honor Book, 2010.
National Book Award Winner--Seal on dust jkt.
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2010.
Contents First cry: Jim Crow and the detested number ten -- Coot -- "We seemed to hate ourselves" -- "It's my constitutional right!" -- "There's the girl who got arrested" -- "Crazy" times -- "Another Negro woman has been arrested" -- Second front, second chance -- Playing for keeps: Browder v. Gayle -- Rage in Montgomery -- History's door.
Summary Based on extensive interviews with Claudette Colvin and many others, Phillip Hoose presents the first in-depth account of an important yet largely unknown civil rights figure, skillfully weaving her dramatic story into the fabric of the historic Montgomery bus boycott and court case that would change the course of American history.
Study Program AR RL 6th 5.0 PHS
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG RL 6.8 5.
Subject Colvin, Claudette, 1939- -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American teenage girls -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Colvin, Claudette, 1939-
African Americans -- Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography.
Civil rights -- Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Montgomery (Ala.) -- History.
Segregation in transportation -- Montgomery (Ala.) -- History.
Women -- Biography.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- History.
African Americans -- Segregation -- History.
ISBN 9780374313227 (hbk.)
0374313229 (hbk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000042791663
NZ1 13228772
DEBBG BV035381295

 
    
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