Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March

Lynda Blackmon Lowery (Author) Elspeth Leacock (Retold by)
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Product Details

Price
$9.99  $9.19
Publisher
Speak
Publish Date
December 27, 2016
Pages
144
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.1 X 0.4 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780147512161

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About the Author

Lynda Blackmon Lowery, the youngest person to take part in the whole Selma to Montgomery March, now works as a case manager at a mental health center, and still lives in Selma, Alabama.

Elspeth Leacock and Susan Buckley have collaborated on several previous history and geography books for young people. Elspeth lives in Brooklyn, New York, and Susan lives in New York City.

P J Loughran is an illustrator, creative director, and musician. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Reviews

A Sibert Informational Book Medal Honor Book
Kirkus
Best Books of 2015
Booklist Editors' Choice 2015
BCCB Blue Ribbon 2015

"Vivid details and the immediacy of Lowery's voice make this a valuable primary document as well as a pleasure to read."--Kirkus, starred review

"One of those rare books that is geniunely accessible to a broad audience."--BCCB, starred review

"This inspiring personal story illuminates pivotal events in America's history."--Booklist, starred review