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Author Kanefield, Teri, 1960-
Title The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement / Teri Kanefield.
Pub Info New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 JOHNS     AVAILABLE
 Osterville-Childrens  J B JOHNS     AVAILABLE
Descript 56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Audience 1100L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.6 2 2 159626
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-51) and index.
Contents The tar paper shack problem -- "A little child shall lead them" -- The quiet embrace of the woods -- The time has come -- Stick with us -- Reaching for the moon -- Pupil lashes out at principal -- A lawsuit is filed-- and the troubles begin -- The lost generation -- "Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as strength." -- The birth of the civil rights movement -- Author's note -- Select civil rights timeline -- Endnotes -- Sources.
Summary Describes the peaceful protest organized by teenager Barbara Rose Johns in order to secure a permanent building for her segregated high school in Virginia in 1951, and explains how her actions helped fuel the civil rights movement.
Subject Powell, Barbara Johns, 1935-1991 -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Segregation in education -- Virginia -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- Juvenile literature.
Women civil rights workers -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Civil rights workers.
Women civil rights workers.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Segregation in education -- History -- 20th century.
Virginia -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Title Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement
ISBN 9781419707964 (hc.)
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