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Seeds of freedom : the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama

Author: Hester Bass; Earl B Lewis
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Mention the Civil Rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hester Bass; Earl B Lewis
ISBN: 0763669199 9780763669195
OCLC Number: 885224525
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (page [29]).
Awards: Commended for Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2017
Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) (Nonfiction) 2015
Short-listed for Alabama Camellia Award (Nonfiction (Grades 4-5)) 2015
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 29 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Other Titles: Peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama
Responsibility: Hester Bass ; illustrated by E. B. Lewis.

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Mention the Civil Rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show children how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfairness can be faced successfully with perseverance and ingenuity.

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