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  • Published: New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, c2009.
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 133 p. : ill. ; 24 x 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 1000

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  • 9780374313227
  • 0374313229

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Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice

by Hoose, Phillip M., 1947-

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Call number: Y 921 Colvin, Claudette, R Newbery Honor 2010

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Traverwood Youth, West Youth

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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.

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.

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