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Levinson, Cynthia
We've got a job : the 1963 Birmingham Children's March / written by Cynthia Levinson
Alternate Title We have got a job
1963 Birmingham Children's March
Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree Publishers, 2011
book jacket
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 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL j323.1196 LEV    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
African American students -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
African American youth -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 176 p. : ill., map ; 25 x 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-171) and index
Contents "I want to go to jail" -- Audrey Faye Hendricks: "There wasn't a bombing that I wasn't at." -- Washington Booker III: "I was too rambunctious to be a little black kid in the South. That put me in a position to be killed." -- James W. Stewart: "No. I am not going to be confined." -- Arnetta Streeter: "We needed to do something right then." -- Collision course: "We shall march until victory is won." -- Project C: "Overwhelmed by a feeling of hopelessness" -- The foot soldiers: "We got to use what we got." -- May 2. D-Day: "They're coming out!" -- May 3. Double D-Day: You wondered how people could be so cruel." -- Views from other sides: What were they thinking? -- May 4-6, 1963: "Deliver us from evil." -- May 7-10, 1963: "Nothing was said...about the children." -- May 11-May 23: It was the worst of times. It was the best of times." -- Freedom and fury: The walls fall down. -- Afterworld
Summary Discusses the events of the 4,000 African American students who marched to jail to secure their freedom in May 1963
Series CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center

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