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The power of one : Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine

Author: Judith Bloom Fradin; Dennis B Fradin
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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Born in a small town in rural Arkansas, Daisy Bates was a journalist and activist who became one of the foremost civil rights leaders in America. In 1957 she mentored the nine black students who were integrated into Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Daisy Bates; Daisy Bates; Daisy Bates
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Bloom Fradin; Dennis B Fradin
ISBN: 9780618315567 061831556X
OCLC Number: 54537022
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005
Description: xii, 178 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: "The bravest woman i have ever known" --
"The next will be dynamite" --
"Niggers have to wait" --
"Who killed my mother?" --
"Hate can destroy you, daisy" --
Birth of the Arkansas state press --
"Do something" --
"There must be some place in America" --
"You will refrain from calling me daisy" --
"Daisy, daisy, did you hear the news?" --
"They're in!" --
"Some victory!" --
"See you later, integrator!" --
"Follow in your footsteps" --
"We made it" --
"To rid our nation of the evils of segregation" --
Power of one --
Source notes --
Bibliography --
Picture credits --
Index.
Responsibility: by Judith Bloom Fradin & Dennis Brindell Fradin.
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Daisy Bates worked for civil rights as an activist, journalist, and organizer, and was the mentor of the nine black students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock in 1957. Her courage and  Read more...

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