Remember Me
OR

 
$12.71
Retail $14.95

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 350
Paperback
ISBN 9780823421954
Publisher Summary
Covers the events surrounding and including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the end of segregation on buses.

A riveting account of the civil rights boycott that changed history by the foremost author of history for young people.

Now a classic, Freedman’s book tells the dramatic stories of the heroes who stood up against segregation and Jim Crow laws in 1950s Alabama.  A master of succinct historical narratives Freeman explains the contributions of and sacrifices made by Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin, who refused give up their seats, to Jo Ann Robinson, who began the boycott, to Martin Luther King, Jr., whose leadership was instrumental is carrying it through, and others.

Full of eye-witness reports, iconic photographs from the era, and crucial primary sources, this work brings the narratives alive for contemporary readers. A Map, source notes, a bibliography, and other backmatter make is a valuable classroom resource. The book received five starred reviews, the Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, and Jane Addams Peace Association Honor Book Award among other honors.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
U.S. Constitution and You Unite or Die : How Thirteen States Became a Nation Horn for Louis Face to Face With Caterpillars Greatest Skating Race : A World War II Story from the Netherlands Heart : Our Circulatory System Panama Canal Transcontinental Railroad Tropical Rain Forests King's Courage Mosquito Bite Face to Face With Grizzlies First Flight : The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers Little Lord Fauntleroy Six Million Paper Clips : The Making Of A Children's Holocaust Memorial Caught Birmingham 1963 : How a Photograph Rallied Civil Rights Support Tortoise and the Soldier : Based on True Events Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World Shadow of His Hand : A Story Based on the Life of Holocaust Survivor Anita Dittman