Thursday, February 25, 2010

Child of the Civil Rights Movement




  • Reading level: Ages 4-8

  • Hardcover: 48 pages

  • Publisher: Schwartz & Wade; 1 edition (December 22, 2009)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 0375843140

  • ISBN-13: 978-0375843143



  • Here's the blurb:
    Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child's unique perspective to an important chapter in America's history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family--and thousands of others--in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery. Poignant, moving, and hopeful, this is an intimate look at the birth of the Civil Rights Movement.
    Also available as a hardcover library binding.






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