The power of one : Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine
Title
The power of one : Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine

Author
Fradin, Judith Bloom.

ISBN
9780618315567

Publication Information
New York : Clarion Books, c2004.

Physical Description
xii, 178 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Contents
Introduction: "The bravest woman I have ever known" -- "The next will be dynamite" -- "Niggers have to wait" -- "Who killed my mother?" -- "Hate can destroy you, Daisy" -- Birth of the Arkansas state press -- "Do something" -- "There must be some place in America" -- "You will refrain from calling me Daisy" -- "Daisy, Daisy, did you hear the news?" -- "They're in!" -- "Some victory!" -- "See you later, integrator!" -- "Follow in your footsteps" -- "We made it" -- "To rid our nation of the evils of segregation" -- Power of one.

Reading Level
1110 L Lexile

Personal Subject
Bates, Daisy.

Corporate Subject
Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.)

Subject Term
African American women civil rights workers -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- Biography.
 
Civil rights workers -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- Biography.
 
School integration -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- History -- 20th century.
 
African American women -- Arkansas -- Little Rock.

Geographic Term
Little Rock (Ark.) -- Race relations.

Added Author
Fradin, Dennis B.

Summary
Born in a small town in rural Arkansas, Daisy Bates was a journalist and activist who became one of the foremost civil rights leaders in America. In 1957 she mentored the nine black students who were integrated into Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Stillwater Public LibraryBookJ 921 BATES11Nonfiction Collection