Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don’t You Grow Weary by Elizabeth Partridge

Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don’t You Grow Weary

Elizabeth Partridge
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  • ISBN
    9780670011896 / 0670011894
  • Title Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don’t You Grow Weary
  • Author Elizabeth Partridge
  • Category Educational: History
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2009
  • Pages 72
  • Publisher
    Viking Children's Books
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 244mm x 10mm x 262mm

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An award-winning author leads readers straight into the chaotic, passionate, and deadly three months of protests that culminated in the landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery in 1965. Photos.

Publisher Description

An inspiring look at the fight for the vote, by an award-winning author

Only 44 years ago in the U.S., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was leading a fight to win blacks the right to vote. Ground zero for the movement became Selma, Alabama.

Award-winning author Elizabeth Partridge leads you straight into the chaotic, passionate, and deadly three months of protests that culminated in the landmark march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. Focusing on the courageous children who faced terrifying violence in order to march alongside King, this is an inspiring look at their fight for the vote. Stunningly emotional black-and-white photos accompany the text.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Partridge is a National Book Award finalist and the author of several nonfiction books for children, including Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange; This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie; and the Printz Honor-winning John Lennon: All I Want Is the Truth. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

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