Because they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America

Title
Because they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America

Author
Freedman, Russell, 1929-2018

ISBN
9780823429219

Edition
First edition.

Physical Description
83 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm

Contents
The day the teachers marched -- "White folks business" -- Selma's students lead the way -- "March, dammit!" -- Bloody Sunday -- Turnabout Tuesday -- A good day to be alive -- Because they marched.

Reading Level
1160 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.

Summary
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.


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