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Linda Brown, you are not alone : the Brown v. Board of Education decision : a collection / edited by Joyce Carol Thomas ; illustrations by Curtis James.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2003
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, c2003.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxi, 114 p. : col. ill. ; cm.
Contents:
  • Who is Linda Brown? ; Introduction / Joyce Carol Thomas
  • Wonamona / Jerry Spinelli
  • Desegregation ; Legacy / Eloise Greenfield
  • Anthony / Lois Lowry
  • St. Louis / Quincy Troupe
  • The prophet / Katherine Paterson
  • Stormy weather / Joyce Carol Thomas
  • Mike and me / Michael Cart
  • Color blind / Ishmael Reed
  • The awakening / Jean Craighead George
  • My dear colored people / Leona Nicholas Welch.
Summary:
A collection of personal reflections, stories and poems of 10 well-known children's authors, who were themselves young people in 1954 when the Supreme Court handed down the decision to desegregate public schools. Their varied experiences and viewpoints offer a window to that period in our history.
Awards:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Contributor:
Thomas, Joyce Carol.
James, Curtis, 1966-
Subjects:
ISBN:
0786808217
0786826401
9780786808212
9780786826407

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