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Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice

Author: Phillip M Hoose
Publisher: New York : Square Fish, 2011, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Square Fish edView all editions and formats
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Presents the life of the Alabama teenager who played an integral role in the Montgomery bus strike, once by refusing to give up a bus seat, and again, by becoming a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case against the bus company.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Claudette Colvin; Claudette Colvin; Claudette Colvin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip M Hoose
ISBN: 9780312661052 0312661053 9780374302368 0374302367
OCLC Number: 651912643
Notes: Originally published: New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, c2009.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2010.
National Book Award in Young People's Literature, 2009.
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2010.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Description: 150 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Jim Crow and the detested number ten --
Coot --
"We seemed to hate ourselves" --
"It's my constitutional right!" --
"There's the girl who got arrested" --
"Crazy" times --
"Another Negro woman has been arrested" --
Second front, second chance --
Browder v. Gayle --
Rage in Montgomery --
History's door.
Responsibility: by Phillip Hoose.

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Presents the life of the Alabama teenager who played an integral role in the Montgomery bus strike, once by refusing to give up a bus seat, and again, by becoming a plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case against the bus company.

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