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Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez & her family's fight for desegregation

Author: Duncan Tonatiuh
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 in California"--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Named Person: Sylvia Mendez; Sylvia Mendez
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Tonatiuh
ISBN: 9781419710544 1419710540 9780605847804 0605847800
OCLC Number: 861335171
Awards: Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor, 2015 ; Robert F. Sibert Honor, 2015 ; Orbis Pictus Honor, 2015
Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Duncan Tonatiuh.

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The only picture book to tell the inspiring tale of Sylvia Mendez, who helped end school segregation in California, prior to Brown vs. the Board of Education.  Read more...

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