The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement / Teri Kanefield.
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- ISBN: 9781419707964 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 1419707965 (hbk.)
- Physical Description: 56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
- Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.
|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.
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.