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Author King, Casey (William Casey)
Title Oh, freedom! : kids talk about the Civil Rights Movement with the people who made it happen / by Casey King and Linda Barrett Osborne ; foreword by Rosa Parks ; portraits by Joe Brooks.
Pub Info New York : A.A. Knopf, ©1997.
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Descript 137 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Audience 830L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader UG 7.0 4 4 19547
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 128-129) and index.
Summary Interviews between young people and people who took part in the civil rights movement accompany essays that describe the history of efforts to make equality a reality for African Americans.
Contents "Been in the Storm So Long": Life Under Segregation -- Interviews: Carian Gray with Charles Epps -- Brendan Byrne with Jacqueline Wilson -- Dana Little with Loretta Butler -- John Ford IV with John Ford III -- Justin Pratt with Marsha Pratt -- Alana Brevard with Marsha Brevard -- Nicole Bossard with Mary Bossard -- Jessica Nunez and Michael Spurgeon with Malaya Rucker -- Latoya Smith with Shirley Collins -- "Woke Up This Morning with My Mind on Freedom": The Movement to End Legalized Segregation -- Interviews: Ashley Glover with Helen Wright -- Matthew Jackson with Ruth Jackson -- Kaji Spellman with Karen Spellman -- Ruth Welter with Bernice Johnson Reagon -- Bernard Keith Jarvis with James Farmer -- Nicholas Osborne with Walter Fauntroy -- Taniza Holmes with Dorothy Peyton -- Latoya Thomas with Lawrence Still -- Zachary Gittens with Jennifer Lawson and Tony Gittens -- Kionna Brooks with Maurice Sorrell -- Asa Fager with Charles Fager -- "Ain' Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me 'Round": The Movement Shifts: The Struggle to End Poverty and Discrimination -- Interviews: Catherine Osborne with Ethel Minor -- Hakiba and Janali Thompson with Akili Ron Anderson -- Rashida Holman with Yuri Kochiyama -- Menelik Coates with Paul Coates -- Elliot Tarloff with Erik Tarloff -- Jonathan Botts with Marsha and Carlos Botts -- Wilson Myers with Kathleen O'Neill -- Maisha Williams with Tom Tarrants -- Christina Donovan with Demetrius Jordan and Maryam Brookins -- Rebecca and Carlos Lemos with Beatriz Otero and Arturo Flores -- Elizabeth Wilkins with Roger Wilkins -- Important Events of the Civil Rights Movement -- For Further Study.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Interviews -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Juvenile literature.
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- History.
Civil rights workers -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
Genre Literature.
Add Author Osborne, Linda Barrett, 1949-
Brooks, Joe, 1948- illustrator.
ISBN 0679858563
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