Claudette Colvin : : twice toward justice

Title Claudette Colvin : : twice toward justice
Names Hoose, Phillip M.
Book Number BR018681
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Uses interviews to provide a firsthand account of fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin's arrest for refusing to give her bus seat to a white woman in 1955 Alabama. Explains the era's racial segregation policy and the consequences of Claudette's demand for her constitutional rights. Some strong language. For grades 5-8. Newbery Honor Book. Nat'l Book Award. 2009.
Local Subject Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Award-Winning Young Adult Books - AWY
Award-Winning Children's Books - AWJ
Audience Notes Contains strong language.
For grades 5-8.
Award winner.
LC Subject African American civil rights workers - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography - Juvenile literature
African American teenage girls - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography - Juvenile literature
African Americans - Segregation - Alabama - Montgomery - History - Juvenile literature
African Americans - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography - Juvenile literature
Segregation in transportation - Alabama - Montgomery - History - Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) - Biography - Juvenile literature
Montgomery (Ala.) - Race relations - History - 20th century - Juvenile literature
Call Number j323.092 B JNF
Language English
Released 2009
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2009 (American Printing House for the Blind, transcribing agency).
Original Publication Transcription of: 1st ed. New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, c2009. 0374313229
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