Marching for equality : the journey from Selma to Montgomery (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Marching for equality : the journey from Selma to Montgomery Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Marching for equality : the journey from Selma to Montgomery

Author: Vanessa Oswald
Publisher: New York : Lucent Press, ©2018.
Series: Lucent library of Black history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
One of the greatest leaders in American history, Martin Luther King Jr., organized a march from Selma, Alabama, to that state s capital, Montgomery, in 1965. He and other activists wanted to call attention to the civil rights violations that plagued Alabama, as well as the struggle many African Americans were going through to exercise their right to vote. Readers learn about this important moment in American history  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vanessa Oswald
ISBN: 9781534562967 1534562966 9781534562417 1534562419
OCLC Number: 1004717350
Notes: "Portions of this book originally appeared in The March from Selma to Montgomery by Michael V. Uschan." -- Title page.
Description: 104 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Marching for change --
The fight for civil rights --
Battle for voting rights in Selma --
Bloody Sunday and the challenges ahead --
A successful march to Montgomery --
Voting rights for all.
Series Title: Lucent library of Black history.
Responsibility: by Vanessa Oswald.

Abstract:

One of the greatest leaders in American history, Martin Luther King Jr., organized a march from Selma, Alabama, to that state s capital, Montgomery, in 1965. He and other activists wanted to call attention to the civil rights violations that plagued Alabama, as well as the struggle many African Americans were going through to exercise their right to vote. Readers learn about this important moment in American history through comprehensive text, quotes from civil rights leaders, and powerful photographs from the historic march to Montgomery.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.