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Brown v. Board of Education : a fight for simple justice

Author: Susan Goldman Rubin
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1954, one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the twentieth Century aimed to end school segregation in the United States. Although known as Brown v. Board of Education, the ruling applied not just to the case of Linda Carol Brown, an African American third grader refused entry to an all-white Topeka, Kansas school, but to cases involving children in South Carolina, Delaware, Virginia, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Oliver Brown; Oliver Brown; Oliver Brown; Oliver Brown
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Goldman Rubin
ISBN: 9780823436460 0823436462
OCLC Number: 936349589
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 134 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : what is segregation? --
Challenging the law --
Linda Carol Brown --
Children are craving light --
Stand together --
Lasting injury --
Student strike! --
Playing for keeps --
Mad at everyone --
"We are all American" --
In the minds of children --
Helping make history --
We knew we were right --
We, too, are equal --
The greatest victory --
How things worked in America --
Epilogue : the fight goes on.
Responsibility: Susan Goldman Rubin.

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"In 1954, one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the twentieth Century aimed to end school segregation in the United States. Although known as Brown v. Board of Education, the ruling applied not just to the case of Linda Carol Brown, an African American third grader refused entry to an all-white Topeka, Kansas school, but to cases involving children in South Carolina, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington, DC"--Dust jacket flap.

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