The Story Of The Civil Rights March On Washington For Jobs And Freedom In Photographs

ISBN-10: 1464404194
ISBN-13: 9781464404191
Author: Aretha, David
Interest Level: 5-12
Publisher: Enslow Publishers

Publication Date: January 2014

Copyright: 2014

Page Count: 48

Series: The Story Of The Civil Rights Movement In Photographs

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Interest Level

Grades 5-12

Reading Level

Guided Reading: T
Lexile: 890L
Accelerated Reader Level: 6.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American


Bombs. Clubs. Metal pipes. Severe beatings. Angry segregationists. This is what the Freedom Riders faced when they journeyed into the Deep South to integrate the interstate buses and terminals. Civil rights activists, black and white, understood the dangers of the Freedom Rides. They knew opposition would be fierce, but they did not care. It was worth the risk in the pursuit of African-American rights. Through captivating primary source photographs, author David Aretha examines this fight for equality in the Civil Rights Movement.
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