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Author Schwartz, Heather E., author.
Title Locked up for freedom : civil rights protesters at the Leesburg Stockade / by Heather E. Schwartz.
Pub Info Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2017]
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 323.1196 SCH     AVAILABLE
Descript 64 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.6 2 2 190439
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Life as usual -- Movement toward change -- Under arrest! -- Inside Leesburg Stockade -- Doing time -- Power in pictures -- Going home -- Life after Leesburg.
Summary "In 1963, more than 30 African American girls, ages 11-14, were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. Then came a greater ordeal: confinement in a Civil-War-era stockade."--Provided by publisher.
Audience Grades 4-6.
Ages 10-14.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Georgia -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American girls -- Georgia -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American prisoners -- Georgia -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American civil rights workers -- Georgia -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights demonstrations -- Georgia -- Americus -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- Georgia -- Juvenile literature.
Prisons -- Georgia -- Leesburg (Lee County) -- Juvenile literature.
Leesburg (Lee County, Ga.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Title Civil rights protesters at the Leesburg Stockade
Related To Online version: Schwartz, Heather E. Locked up for freedom. Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2017] 9781512428414 (DLC) 2016058932
ISBN 9781467785976 (library binding ; alk. paper)
1467785970 (library binding ; alk. paper)
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