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March Forward, Girl

March Forward, Girl

From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine

eBook - 2018
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From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don't Cry comes an ardent and profound childhood memoir of growing up while facing adversity in the Jim Crow South.

Long before she was one of the Little Rock Nine, Melba Pattillo Beals was a warrior. Frustrated by the laws that kept African-Americans separate but very much unequal to whites, she had questions. Why couldn&;t she drink from a "whites only" fountain? Why couldn&;t she feel safe beyond home&;or even within the walls of church?  Adults all told her: Hold your tongue. Be patient. Know your place. But Beals had the heart of a fighter&;and the knowledge that her true place was a free one.

Combined with emotive drawings and photos, this memoir paints a vivid picture of Beals&; powerful early journey on the road to becoming a champion for equal rights, an acclaimed journalist, a best-selling author, and the recipient of this country&;s highest recognition, the Congressional Gold Medal.

From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don&;t Cry comes a powerful, timely new memoir about growing up in the segregated South. Civil rights heroine Melba Patillo Beals puts readers right in her saddle oxfords as she struggles to understand&;and fight back against&;the laws that told her she was less just because of the color of her skin. Includes photos and illustrations.

Baker & Taylor
The Congressional Gold Medal-winning civil rights activist and author of the best-selling Warriors Don't Cry presents an ardent and profound childhood memoir of growing up in the face of adversity in the Jim Crow South. 100,000 first printing. Simultaneous eBook.

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
ISBN: 9781328919151
Call Number: EBOOK AXIS 360
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Bib Control Number: 149416


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Nov 12, 2018

A wonderful, quick, read for Adult or Child.


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