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The Girl From the Tar Paper School

Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement
Kanefield, Teri, 1960- (Book - 2014 )
The Girl From the Tar Paper School
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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.
Authors: Kanefield, Teri, 1960-
Statement of Responsibility: Teri Kanefield
Title: The girl from the tar paper school
Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement
Characteristics: 56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-51), filmgraphy (page 50), 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 as strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as strength."
The birth of the civil rights movement
Timeline
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 Headings: Powell, Barbara Johns, 1935-1991 Juvenile literature Civil rights movements United States 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 Virginia Race relations History 20th century Juvenile literature Powell, Barbara Johns, 1935-1991 Civil rights movements United States History 20th century Civil rights workers United States Biography Women Biography African Americans Biography Women civil rights workers Biography Segregation in education Virginia History 20th century Virginia Race relations History 20th century
Topical Term: Civil rights movements
Civil rights workers
Women civil rights workers
Segregation in education
Civil rights movements
Civil rights workers
Women
African Americans
Women civil rights workers
Segregation in education
LCCN: 2012040990
ISBN: 9781419707964
1419707965
Branch Call Number: J B Powell K
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