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Author Rubin, Susan Goldman, author.

Title Brown v. Board of Education : a fight for simple justice / Susan Goldman Rubin.

Publication Info. New York : Holiday House, [2016]

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Description 134 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 118-120) and index.
Contents Introduction : what is segregation? -- Challenging the law -- Linda Carol Brown -- Children are craving light -- Stand together -- Lasting injury -- Student strike! -- Playing for keeps -- Mad at everyone -- "We are all American" -- In the minds of children -- Helping make history -- We knew we were right -- We, too, are equal -- The greatest victory -- How things worked in America -- Epilogue : the fight goes on.
Summary "In 1954, one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the twentieth Century aimed to end school segregation in the United States. Although known as Brown v. Board of Education, the ruling applied not just to the case of Linda Carol Brown, an African American third grader refused entry to an all-white Topeka, Kansas school, but to cases involving children in South Carolina, Delaware, Virginia, and Washington, DC"--Dust jacket flap.
Language Text in English.
Subject Brown, Oliver, 1918-1961 -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.
Brown, Oliver, 1918-1961 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Added Title Brown versus Board of Education
ISBN 9780823436460 (hardcover)
0823436462 (hardcover)

 
    
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