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

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Burlington Public Library Non-fiction J 323.092 KANEFIEL 2014 39851001180935 Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 1419707965 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781419707964 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
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  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.

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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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