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Author Schwartz, Heather E, author.

Title Locked up for freedom : civil rights protesters at the Leesburg Stockade / Heather E. Schwartz.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2018]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 323.1196 SCH    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 61-62) and index.
Contents Life as usual -- Movement toward change -- Under arrest! -- Inside Leesburg Stockade -- Doing time -- Power in pictures -- Going home.
Summary "In 1963, more than 30 African American girls, ages 11-14, were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. Then came a greater ordeal: confinement in a Civil-War-era stockade."-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Grades 4-6.
Ages 10-14.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Georgia -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American girls -- Georgia -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American prisoners -- Georgia -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American civil rights workers -- Georgia -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights demonstrations -- Georgia -- Americus -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- Georgia -- Juvenile literature.
Prisons -- Georgia -- Leesburg (Lee County) -- Juvenile literature.
Leesburg (Lee County, Ga.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title Civil rights protesters at the Leesburg Stockade
ISBN 9781467785976 (library binding ; alk. paper)
1467785970 (library binding ; alk. paper)

 
    
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