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Twelve Days in May : Freedom Ride 1961

Author: Larry Dane Brimner
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Hightlights, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence the further south they traveled.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
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Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brimner, Larry Dane.
Twelve Days in May.
Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Hightlights, [2017]
(DLC) 2017937780
(OCoLC)978650548
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Dane Brimner
ISBN: 1629799173 9781629799179
OCLC Number: 1010776304
Awards: Sibert Award, 2018
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Responsibility: Larry Dane Brimner.

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For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence the further south they traveled.

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