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Heroes for civil rights

Author: David A Adler; Bill Farnsworth
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Whether marching, speaking, or simply going to school, brave men and women fought to advance social justice so that others could enjoy their rights. Adler's moving profiles and Farnsworth's evocative paintings honors these Americans who risked their own lives for freedom.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Adler; Bill Farnsworth
ISBN: 9780823420087 0823420086
OCLC Number: 76416613
Target Audience: 970
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Ralph Abernathy --
Medgar Evers --
Andrew Goodman, James Earl Chaney and Michael Henry Schwerner --
The Greensboro Four --
Fannie Lou Hamer --
Lyndon Baines Johnson --
Martin Luther King, Jr. --
The Little Rock Nine --
Thurgood Marshall --
James Meredith --
Rosa Parks --
Fred Shuttlesworth --
Earl Warren.
Responsibility: by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Bill Farnsworth.
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Whether marching, speaking, or simply going to school, brave men and women fought to advance social justice so that others could enjoy their rights. Adler's moving profiles and Farnsworth's evocative paintings honors these Americans who risked their own lives for freedom.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-08) Good Permalink

     Tremendous artwork and simple text go hand in hand to make this a book that will be useful for most K-10 library collections.  There are thirteen entries that are approximately one page in length and each is accompanied by a full page illustration.  The entries range...
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