Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice / by Phillip Hoose.
By: Hoose, Phillip M.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Melanie Kroupa Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: 133 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 22 cm.ISBN: 9780374313227; 0374313229.Subject(s): Colvin, Claudette, 1939- -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American teenage girls -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Segregation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- Juvenile literature | Segregation in transportation -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- Juvenile literature | Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Biography. | History. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: 323.092 HOO Online resources: Sample text Sample text | Table of contents Table of contents | Contributor biographical information Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-121) and index.
First cry: Jim Crow and the detested number ten -- Coot -- "We seemed to hate ourselves" -- "It's my constitutional right!" -- "There's the girl who got arrested" -- "Crazy" times -- "Another Negro woman has been arrested" -- Second front, second chance -- Playing for keeps: Browder v. Gayle -- Rage in Montgomery -- History's door.
Based on extensive interviews with Claudette Colvin and many others, Phillip Hoose presents the first in-depth account of an important yet largely unknown civil rights figure, skillfully weaving her dramatic story into the fabric of the historic Montgomery bus boycott and court case that would change the course of American history.
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 6.8 5.
Accelerated Reader 6.8.
Reading Counts! 8.5.