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Freedom walkers : the story of the Montgomery bus boycott /

by Freedman, Russell.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Holiday House, c2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: xi, 114 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0823420310 (hardcover); 9780823420315.Subject(s): African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century | African Americans -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography | Civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography | Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- 20th century | Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 | African Americans -- Civil rights | Civil rights workers | Civil rights movements | Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography | Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations | We the People Bookshelf
Contents:
Map -- Montgomery, Alabama, 1955-1956 -- Introduction: Why they walked -- Jo Ann Robinson -- Claudette Colvin -- Rosa Parks -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Boycott heroes -- Proud to be arrested -- Walking to victory -- Children are coming on -- Chapter notes -- Selected bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
A Junior Library Guild selectionSummary: Covers the events surrounding and including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the end of segregation on buses
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-110) and index

Map -- Montgomery, Alabama, 1955-1956 -- Introduction: Why they walked -- Jo Ann Robinson -- Claudette Colvin -- Rosa Parks -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Boycott heroes -- Proud to be arrested -- Walking to victory -- Children are coming on -- Chapter notes -- Selected bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index

Covers the events surrounding and including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the end of segregation on buses

A Junior Library Guild selection

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