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Written by Kesha Grant


ISBN: 978-0-531-13082-7

List Price: $31.00

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After decades of segregation, women were at the forefront of the civil rights movement, the largest social upheaval since the end of the Civil War. Alongside men, they were leaders, planners, organizers, and protesters. They moved the needle toward groundbreaking legislation. They fought for women's rights and for justice for all. As the nation slowly moved toward political equality for people of color, these steadfast activists, alone or in groups, formed the backbone of the movement. This book tells their story.
Item #: 698463
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2021
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7-1/4 x 8-3/8
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—beginning the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • A preview highlights key aspects of these historical moments and the role women played
  • Fascinating text, rich in detail and history, is accessible by middle grade readers
  • Compelling artworks and photographs illustrate the text
  • Pictorial timeline highlights major events related to the period and the women featured
  • Sidebars, fast facts, infographics, and other nonfiction text features bring history alive
  • Glossaries explain crucial terms in a way that makes them easy to understand