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The Resource Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice, by Phillip Hoose

Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice, by Phillip Hoose

Label
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice
Title
Claudette Colvin
Title remainder
twice toward justice
Statement of responsibility
by Phillip Hoose
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Awards note
  • Newbery Honor Book, 2010.
  • National Book Award Winner--Seal on dust jkt.
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2010.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
F334.M753
LC item number
C6554 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.8
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice, by Phillip Hoose
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [109]-121) and index
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
Dimensions
24 x 22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
133 p.
Isbn
9780374313227
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2008005435
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn212627066
  • (OCoLC)212627066
Label
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice, by Phillip Hoose
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [109]-121) and index
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
Dimensions
24 x 22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
133 p.
Isbn
9780374313227
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2008005435
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn212627066
  • (OCoLC)212627066

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