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The Resource Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride, 1961, Larry Dane Brimner

Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride, 1961, Larry Dane Brimner

Label
Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride, 1961
Title
Twelve days in May
Title remainder
Freedom Ride, 1961
Statement of responsibility
Larry Dane Brimner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the heroic 1961 campaign of the civil rights activists known as the "Freedom Riders," describing their peaceful protests to raise awareness about unconstitutional segregation and the increasing violence they endured as they traveled south
Summary
For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the “Freedom Riders,” traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence the further south they traveled
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2017.
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2018.
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10601377
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
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1080
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
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Freedom Ride 1961
Label
Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride, 1961, Larry Dane Brimner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 98-100) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
978650548
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781629795867
Lccn
bl2017045039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)978650548
Label
Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride, 1961, Larry Dane Brimner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 98-100) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
978650548
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781629795867
Lccn
bl2017045039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)978650548

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