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Marching for freedom : walk together, children, and don't you grow weary

Author: Elizabeth Partridge; Jim Hoover; Viking Press.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book recounts the three months of protest that took place before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to promote equal rights and help African-Americans earn the right to vote.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)
Jane Addams Children's Book Award: Winner
Photographs
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Partridge; Jim Hoover; Viking Press.
ISBN: 9780670011896 : 0670011894
OCLC Number: 311783540
Notes: "Manufactured in China... book design by Jim Hoover"--t.p. verso
Awards: YALSA Best Book list, 2010 ; ALA Notable Children's Books list, 2010.
A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2010
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Target Audience: 10 up.; Young Adult
Description: 72 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Voteless, 1963 --
Martin Luther King Jr. arrives, 1965 --
Bloody Sunday: March 7, 1965 --
Turn around Tuesday: March 9 --
Day one: Sunday, March 21 --
Day two: Monday, March 22 --
Day three: Tuesday, March 23 --
Day four: Wednesday, March 24 --
Day five: Thursday, March 25 --
Voting Rights Act: August 6, 1965.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Partridge.

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This book recounts the three months of protest that took place before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to promote equal rights and help African-Americans earn the right to vote.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-02-10) Excellent Permalink

This is the story of the march in Selma, Alabama in 1965 to demonstrate for the right to vote.  It is a beautifully told with story and black and white photographs.  A must for all libraries. 

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