Turning 15 on the road to freedom : my story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March
Title
Turning 15 on the road to freedom : my story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March

Author
Lowery, Lynda Blackmon, 1950-

ISBN
9780803741232

Physical Description
127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

Contents
Growing up strong and determined -- In the movement -- Jailbirds -- In the sweatbox -- Bloody Sunday -- Headed for Montgomery -- Turning 15 -- Weary and wet -- Montgomery at last -- Why voting rights?

Reading Level
780 L Lexile

Conference Subject
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)

Subject Term
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century.
 
African Americans -- Suffrage -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century.
 
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century.

Geographic Term
Selma (Ala.) -- Race relations.

Added Author
Leacock, Elspeth
 
Buckley, Susan Washburn
 
Loughran, PJ.

Local Subject
Teen nonfiction collection.

Summary
A 50th-anniversary tribute shares the story of the youngest person to complete the momentous Selma to Montgomery March, describing her frequent imprisonments for her participation in nonviolent demonstrations and how she felt about her involvement in historic Civil Rights events.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Book323.1196 LOW11Nonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)Book323.1196 LOW11Nonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Book323.1196 LOW11Nonfiction Collection