Now in paperbacka personal look at the civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s told through dozens of interviews conducted by Washington, D.C., fourth graders with their parents, grandparents, neighbors, and others who helped fight the battle against segregation and changed the course of history. With a foreword by Rosa Parks, three introductory essays, and over 40 archival photographs, this thoughtful, compelling, and educational book pays tribute to the many ordinary people who dedicated themselves to the cause of freedom and the fight for equality.
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 9.59(h) x 0.79(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Casey King is a writer and an award-winning documentary filmmaker who founded the Tanner Film Group, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting racial harmony through the media. He has taught in Washington, D.C. schools. This is his first children's book.
Linda Barrett Osborne is an award-winning short story writer, an editor, and a book reviewer for both The Washington Post and the New York Times.