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When the children marched : the Birmingham civil rights movement / Robert H. Mayer.

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Author/Creator:
Mayer, Robert H., 1950-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • 176 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (159-171) and index.
Contents:
  • "Blown into history" : the story of Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth
  • The hardest head in town : Reverend Shuttlesworth fights on
  • "It's so nice to have you in Birmingham" : the movement begins
  • An "untimely" protest : the arrest of Dr. King
  • "Sing, children, sing" : the children march
  • "Fire hoses on those Black girls" : the mood turns
  • "Making history" : the children march on and into a settlement
  • "An accord with its conscience" : a settlement is reached
  • "Violence" and "more violence" : the aftermath of the settlement
  • "Don't try to stop us" : the Birmingham legacy
  • Timeline
  • Glossary.
Summary:
"Discusses the Birmingham civil rights movement, the great leaders of the movement, and the role of the children who helped fight for equal rights and to end segregation in Birmingham"--Provided by publisher.
Series:
Prime.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780766029309
0766029301

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