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March forward, girl : from young warrior to Little Rock Nine

Author: Melba Beals; Frank Morrison
Publisher: Boston Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don't Cry comes a powerful, timely new memoir about growing up in the segregated South. Civil rights heroine Melba Patillo Beals puts readers right in her saddle oxfords as she struggles to understand--and fight back against--the laws that told her she was less just because of the color of her skin. Includes photos and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Melba Beals; Melba Pattillo Beals; Melba Beals
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melba Beals; Frank Morrison
ISBN: 9781328882127 1328882128
OCLC Number: 1032289924
Description: x, 214 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: I'll figure it out later --
When fear comes home --
Black is an inconvenient color --
A head full of questions --
A church full of angels --
Rules of my survival --
Dimming the light of my dream --
Into the real world outside --
I'm not alone --
Becoming a real student --
The world is my birthday gift --
Hope that world can be mine --
Blessed --
Santa is in town --
Television and bomb shelters --
Finding my piece of the pie --
Angel in a white sheet --
Who is Jim Crow? --
My life moves forward --
Marching forward.
Responsibility: by Melba Pattillo Beals ; illustrated by Frank Morrison.

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"From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don't Cry comes a powerful, timely new memoir about growing up in the segregated South. Civil rights heroine Melba Patillo Beals puts readers right in her saddle oxfords as she struggles to understand--and fight back against--the laws that told her she was less just because of the color of her skin. Includes photos and illustrations"--

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