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Claudette Colvin

Twice Toward Justice
Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- (Paperback - 2011 )
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Presents the life of the Alabama teenager who played an integral role in the Montgomery bus strike, once by refusing to give up a bus seat, and again, by becoming a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case against the bus company.
Authors: Hoose, Phillip M., 1947-
Statement of Responsibility: by Phillip Hoose
Title: Claudette Colvin
twice toward justice
Publisher: New York : Square Fish, 2011, c2009
Edition: 1st Square Fish ed
Characteristics: 150 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes: Originally published: New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, c2009
"With a new afterword by the author"--Cover
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]-128) 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: Presents the life of the Alabama teenager who played an integral role in the Montgomery bus strike, once by refusing to give up a bus seat, and again, by becoming a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case against the bus company.
Awards & Distinctions: Newbery Honor Book, 2010
National Book Award Winner, 2009
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2010
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist
Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, Honor
ALA Best Book for Young Adults
Subject Headings: Colvin, Claudette, 1939- Juvenile literature African Americans Alabama Montgomery Biography Juvenile literature African American civil rights workers Alabama Montgomery Biography Juvenile literature African American teenage girls Alabama Montgomery Biography Juvenile literature African Americans Segregation Alabama Montgomery History Juvenile literature Segregation in transportation Alabama Montgomery History Juvenile literature Montgomery (Ala.) Biography Juvenile literature Montgomery (Ala.) Race relations History 20th century Juvenile literature Colvin, Claudette, 1939- African Americans Biography Women Biography African American civil rights workers African Americans Segregation History Segregation in transportation History Montgomery (Ala.) Biography Montgomery (Ala.) Race relations History 20th century Colvin, Claudette, 1939- sears African Americans Montgomery (Ala.) Biography. sears Civil rights Montgomery (Ala.) Biography. sears African Americans Civil rights Montgomery (Ala.) History. sears Segregation in transportation Montgomery (Ala.) History. sears Women Biography. sears Montgomery (Ala.) Biography. sears Montgomery (Ala.) Race relations History. sears
Topical Term: African Americans
African American civil rights workers
African American teenage girls
African Americans
Segregation in transportation
African Americans
Women
African American civil rights workers
African Americans
Segregation in transportation
African Americans
Civil rights
African Americans
Segregation in transportation
Women
ISBN: 9780312661052
0312661053
Branch Call Number: B Colvin H
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