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The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights

Author: Steve Sheinkin
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : First edtionView all editions and formats
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Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sheinkin, Steve.
Port Chicago 50.
(DLC) 2013013452
(OCoLC)841206020
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sheinkin
ISBN: 9781596439832 1596439831
OCLC Number: 887288445
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Award Winner, 2014. Please see this link for futher information: http://www.hbook.com/2014/05/news/boston-globe-horn-book-awards/2014-boston-globe-horn-book-awards-excellence-childrens-literature/#_
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages) : illustrations
Contents: First hero --
The policy --
Port Chicago --
Work and liberty --
The lawyer --
Hot cargo --
The explosion --
The inquiry --
Column left --
Prison barge --
The fifty --
Treasure Island --
Prosecution --
Joe Small --
The verdict --
Hard labor --
Small goes to sea --
Epilogue: Civil rights heroes.
Other Titles: Port Chicago fifty
Responsibility: Steve Sheinkin.

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Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.

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