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

Author: Duncan Tonatiuh; Adriana Sananes
Publisher: Holland, OH : Dreamscape Media, LLC, [2014] ℗2014
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : Juvenile audience   Book : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Almost ten years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California. An American citizen of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage who spoke and wrote perfect English, Mendez was denied enrollment to a whites-only school. Her parents took action by organizing the Hispanic community and filing a lawsuit in federal district court. Their success eventually brought  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's audiobooks
Audiobooks
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Sylvia Mendez; Sylvia Mendez
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Tonatiuh; Adriana Sananes
ISBN: 9781629238562 1629238562 9781419710544 1419710540
OCLC Number: 887194062
Notes: Accompanying book published by Abrams in 2014.
Title from container.
Performer(s): Read by Adriana Sananes.
Awards: Winner of Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature (Children/Young Adult) 2015
Winner of Jane Addams Children's Book Award (Bks for Younger Children) 2015
Commended for Pura Belpre Award (Illustrator) 2015
Commended for Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2016
Commended for Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award 2015
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Seven to Ten) 2015
Commended for Orbis Pictus Award 2015
Commended for Cybils (Nonfiction) 2014
Description: 1 audio disc (22 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (40 unnumbered 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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