Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez And Her Family's Fight For Desegregation

ISBN-10: 1419710540
ISBN-13: 9781419710544
Author: Tonatiuh, Duncan
Illustrated by: Tonatiuh, Duncan
Interest Level: 1-4
Publisher: Abrams Books

Publication Date: May 2014

Copyright: 2014

Page Count: 40


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Interest Level

Grades 1-4

Reading Level

Guided Reading: T
Lexile: AD870L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / Hispanic & Latino

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism

Description
Shares the triumphant story of young Civil Rights activist Sylvia Mendez, an American citizen of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage who, at the age of 8, worked with her parents and other community members to file a landmark lawsuit in federal district court to end segregated education in mid-20th-century California.
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