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Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice / by Phillip Hoose
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Melanie Kroupa Books | c2009 | 1st ed.
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Imprint
New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, c2009.
Edition
1st ed.
Descript
133 p. : ill. ; 24 x 22 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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.
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ISBN
9780374313227
0374313229
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