March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine

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Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.3 X 0.9 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781328882127

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About the Author

Melba Pattillo Beals is the author of the bestselling WARRIORS DON'T CRY, which won ALA's Nonfiction Book of the Year award and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. She received a Congressional Gold Medal for her role in the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, AR. Read more about her at melbapattillobeals.com.

Reviews

β˜… "In a visceral and vital memoir, journalist and activist Beals (Warriors Don't Cry), who integrated Central High School as one of the Little Rock Nine, recounts growing up African-American in 1940s Arkansas 'under the umbrella of the rules and traditions of my oppression.'"- Publishers Weekly, STARRED review

"A valuable addition to the stories of life in Jim Crow America."-Kirkus, review

"Beals' recollection of white oppression and her rise above it will haunt readers. A must-read for teens."--School Library Journal

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Young readers will be gripped by Beals' personal courage and determination to march forward for civil rights at such a young age."--Booklist