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Child of the Civil Rights Movement

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Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child's unique perspective to an important chapter in America's history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in aworld where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joiningwith her family-and thousands of others--in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

Poignant, moving, and hopeful, this is an intimate look at the birth of the Civil RightsMovement.

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Synopsis:

The author, the daughter of Andrew Young, describes the participation of Martin Luther King, Jr., along with her father and others, in the civil rights movement and in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

About the Author

Paula Young Shelton is the daughter of civil rights leader and former U.N. ambassador Andrew Young. She is a teacher in Washington, D.C., and a member of the National Black Child Development Institute. Her husband, Hilary O. Shelton, is the director of the NAACP Washington Bureau.

Raul Colón is the acclaimed illustrator of numerous children’s books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375982811
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : People & Places - United States - Afri
Calligrapher:
Colon, Raul
Author:
Shelton, Paula Young
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : History - United States/20th Century
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : Family - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20091222
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
48

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"Synopsis" by , The author, the daughter of Andrew Young, describes the participation of Martin Luther King, Jr., along with her father and others, in the civil rights movement and in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
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