The March on Washington
—Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author.
Book
2019
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"In 1933, people from all over the country came together calling for equal rights for African Americans. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a peaceful protest and the setting for Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I have a dream' speech. Learn about the inspiring people and incredible acts of courage that led to this historic moment. Plus, American girl Melody shares her own experiences growing up during the civil rights movement and dealing with discrimination"--Back cover.

Item Details
Series:
American girl
American girls collection.
Real stories from my time
Real stories from my time.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) -- Juvenile literature.
Other Authors:
McMorris, Kelley, illustrator.
Patrick, Denise Lewis, author.
ISBN:
9781338193015
1338193015
Description:
118 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Target Audience Note:
Age 7-10.
Grade 4 to 6.
Notes:
"Melody"--Cover.
Contents:
A march toward freedom
Jim Crow laws
A movement begins
Brown and boycotts
The world is watching
The Children's Crusade
Planning the march
The people come and come and come
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Success and sorrow.
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