Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice

Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- author.


1st ed.

Publication Information
New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, c2009.

Physical Description
133 p. : ill. ; 24 x 22 cm.

First cry: Jim Crow and the detested number ten -- Coot -- "We seemed to hate ourselves" -- "It's my constitutional right!" -- "There's the girl who got arrested" -- "Crazy" times -- "Another Negro woman has been arrested" -- Second front, second chance -- Playing for keeps: Browder v. Gayle -- Rage in Montgomery -- History's door.

Reading Level
1000 L Lexile

Personal Subject
Colvin, Claudette, 1939-

Subject Term
African Americans -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography.
African American civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography.
African American teenage girls -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History.
Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History.

Geographic Term
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography.
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.

Based on extensive interviews with Claudette Colvin and many others, Phillip Hoose presents the first in-depth account of an important yet largely unknown civil rights figure, skillfully weaving her dramatic story into the fabric of the historic Montgomery bus boycott and court case that would change the course of American history.

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