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The Resource The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement, Teri Kanefield

The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement, Teri Kanefield

Label
The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement
Title
The girl from the tar paper school
Title remainder
Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement
Statement of responsibility
Teri Kanefield
Title variation
Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the peaceful protest organized by teenager Barbara Rose Johns in order to secure a permanent building for her segregated high school in Virginia in 1951, and explains how her actions helped fuel the civil rights movement
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
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Kanefield, Teri
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1100 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
Grades 5-8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.6
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Powell, Barbara Johns
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Women civil rights workers
  • Segregation in education
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Women civil rights workers
  • Women
  • African Americans
  • Biography
  • Virginia
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement, Teri Kanefield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-51) and index
Contents
The tar paper shack problem -- A little child shall lead them -- The quiet embrace of the woods -- The time has come -- Stick with us -- Reaching for the moon -- Pupil lashes out at principal -- A lawsuit is filed and the troubles begin -- The lost generation -- "Nothing is as strong as gentleness, nothing as gentle as strength." -- The birth of the civil rights movement -- Author's note -- Select civil rights timeline -- Endnotes -- Sources
Control code
sky258294902
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
56 pages
Isbn
9781419707964
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012040990
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement, Teri Kanefield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-51) and index
Contents
The tar paper shack problem -- A little child shall lead them -- The quiet embrace of the woods -- The time has come -- Stick with us -- Reaching for the moon -- Pupil lashes out at principal -- A lawsuit is filed and the troubles begin -- The lost generation -- "Nothing is as strong as gentleness, nothing as gentle as strength." -- The birth of the civil rights movement -- Author's note -- Select civil rights timeline -- Endnotes -- Sources
Control code
sky258294902
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
56 pages
Isbn
9781419707964
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012040990
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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