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Claudette Colvin

Twice Toward Justice
Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- (Book - 2009)
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Based on extensive interviews with Claudette Colvin and many others, Phillip Hoose presents the first in-depth account of an important yet largely unknown civil rights figure, skillfully weaving her dramatic story into the fabric of the historic Montgomery bus boycott and court case that would change the course of American history.
Authors: Hoose, Phillip M., 1947-
Statement of Responsibility: by Phillip Hoose
Title: Claudette Colvin
twice toward justice
Publisher: New York : Melanie Kroupa Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 133 p. : ill. ; 24 x 22 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: First cry
Jim Crow and the detested number ten
Coot
"We seemed to hate ourselves"
"It's my constitutional right!"
"There's the girl who got arrested"
"Crazy" times
"Another Negro woman has been arrested"
Second front, second chance
Playing for keeps
Browder v. Gayle
Rage in Montgomery
History's door
Summary: Based on extensive interviews with Claudette Colvin and many others, Phillip Hoose presents the first in-depth account of an important yet largely unknown civil rights figure, skillfully weaving her dramatic story into the fabric of the historic Montgomery bus boycott and court case that would change the course of American history.
Subject Headings: Colvin, Claudette, 1939- African Americans Alabama Montgomery Biography African American civil rights workers Alabama Montgomery Biography African American teenage girls Alabama Montgomery Biography African Americans Segregation Alabama Montgomery History Segregation in transportation Alabama Montgomery History Montgomery (Ala.) Biography
Topical Term: African Americans
African American civil rights workers
African American teenage girls
African Americans
Segregation in transportation
LCCN: 2008005435
ISBN: 9780374313227
0374313229
Branch Call Number: B Colvin H
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