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Title:
Linda Brown, you are not alone : the Brown v. Board of Education decision : a collection
ISBN:
9780786808212

9780786826407
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, c2003.
Physical Description:
xxi, 114 p. : col. ill. ; cm.
Contents:
Who is Linda Brown? ; Introduction / Joyce Carol Thomas -- Wonamona / Jerry Spinelli -- Desegregation ; Legacy / Eloise Greenfield -- Anthony / Lois Lowry -- St. Louis / Quincy Troupe -- The prophet / Katherine Paterson -- Stormy weather / Joyce Carol Thomas -- Mike and me / Michael Cart -- Color blind / Ishmael Reed -- The awakening / Jean Craighead George -- My dear colored people / Leona Nicholas Welch.
Reading Level:
560 L Lexile
Summary:
A collection of personal reflections, stories and poems of 10 well-known children's authors, who were themselves young people in 1954 when the Supreme Court handed down the decision to desegregate public schools. Their varied experiences and viewpoints offer a window to that period in our history.
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