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The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement / Teri Kanefield.

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  • 1 copy at Skagit Evergreen Libraries.

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Location Shelving Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library Non-fiction J 323.092 KANEFIEL 2014 39851001180935 Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
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  • Physical Description: 56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers,

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-51), filmgraphy (page 50), and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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: 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.

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