Little Rock girl 1957 : how a photograph changed the fight for integration
Title
Little Rock girl 1957 : how a photograph changed the fight for integration

Author
Tougas, Shelley author.

ISBN
9780756544409
 
9780756545123

Publication Information
Mankato, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2012.

Physical Description
64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.

Series
Captured history.

Reading Level
1010 L Lexile

Personal Subject
Eckford, Elizabeth, 1941-

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

Subject Term
School integration -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- History -- 20th century.
 
African American high school students -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- History -- 20th century.
 
African Americans -- Education -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- History -- 20th century.

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

Summary
Recounts the events surrounding the 1957 photograph taken by Will Counts that captured one of nine African-American students trying to enter an Arkansas high school while being taunted by an angry white mob and discusses how the photo brought the civil rights movement to the forefront of the nation's attention.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)BookJ 379.263 TOU11Nonfiction Collection
Oakdale LibraryBookJ 379.263 TOU11Nonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)BookJ 379.263 TOU11Nonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)BookJ 379.263 TOU11Nonfiction Collection