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Hoose, Phillip M., 1947-
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice / by Phillip Hoose
Alternate Title Twice toward justice
1st ed
New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jK.Hoos4C4 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Colvin, Claudette, 1939- -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) 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
Subject Montgomery (Ala.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Race discrimination -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- History -- Juvenile literature
Teenage girls -- Alabama -- Montgomery -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subject Newbery honor book
Newbery honor book -- 2010
Robert F. Sibert Informational honor book
Robert F. Sibert Informational honor book -- 2010
Physical Description 133 p. : ill. ; 24 x 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [109]-112) and index
Awards Newbery Honor Book 2010
National Book Award Winner--Seal on dust jkt
Contents 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
Summary 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

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