If You Were a Kid During the Civil Rights Movement

by Gwendolyn Hooks illustrated by Kelly Kennedy
  • Item #26V1 in Voices Fall Voices Fall
    • Grades: 1 - 3
    • Ages: 6 - 9
    • Format: Paperback Book
      Paperback Book
Short Summary
Joyce can’t believe she has to go to a segregated school, but is she ready to fight for equality?

Good For:
Easy-to-Read Story, Engaging Illustrations and Archival Photos, Introducing Civil Rights History and Related Vocabulary Words

Topics and Themes:
Racial Inequality, Civil Rights, School Desegregation, Demonstrations, Sit-Ins, Marches, Other Forms of Protest, NAACP, Green Book

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Joyce Jenkins has recently moved to a new town with her family, and she will soon be attending a segregated school for the first time. Meanwhile, Connie Underwood is trying to figure out what her twin brothers are planning in secret. Follow along with the two girls as they find themselves in the middle of a civil rights demonstration, and discover how the fight for equality changed America forever.
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Product Details

    • Grades: 1 - 3
    • Ages: 6 - 9
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 8 1/4" x 7 1/4"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-531-23098-5