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Marching for freedom : walk together, children, and don't you grow weary / Elizabeth Partridge.

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Author/Creator:
Partridge, Elizabeth.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
New York, N.Y. : Viking, c2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • 72 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-66) and index.
Contents:
  • Voteless, 1963
  • Martin Luther King Jr. arrives, 1965
  • Bloody Sunday: March 7, 1965
  • Turn around Tuesday: March 9
  • Day one: Sunday, March 21
  • Day two: Monday, March 22
  • Day three: Tuesday, March 23
  • Day four: Wednesday, March 24
  • Day five: Thursday, March 25
  • Voting Rights Act: August 6, 1965.
Summary:
This book recounts the three months of protest that took place before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to promote equal rights and help African-Americans earn the right to vote.
Audience:
Ages 10 up.
Note:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 6.6 3
Awards:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780670011896
0670011894

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