Night on fire
Title
Night on fire

Author
Kidd, Ronald, author.

ISBN
9780807570241

Physical Description
264 pages ; 21 cm

Reading Level
600 L Lexile

Subject Term
Civil rights movements -- Fiction.
 
Segregation -- Fiction.
 
Race relations -- Fiction.
 
African Americans -- Fiction.
 
Freedom Rides, 1961 -- Fiction.
 
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Fiction.
 
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
 
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
 
Violence -- Fiction.
 
Social change -- Fiction.
 
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.

Geographic Term
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- Fiction.
 
Anniston (Ala.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
 
Alabama -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
 
Alabama -- Race relations -- 20th century -- Fiction.

Summary
"When thirteen-year-old Billie Sims learns that the Freedom Riders, a civil rights group protesting segregation on buses in the summer of 1961, will be traveling through Anniston, Alabama, she thinks change could be coming to her stubborn town. But what starts as angry grumbles soon turns to brutality, and Billie is forced to reconsider her own views"--


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Lake Elmo LibraryBookJ FICTION KID11Children's Collection