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Freedom Summer: the 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

Title

Freedom Summer: the 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

Publisher

Tien Wah Press

Pages

144 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780823429202

Genre

historical

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Multiracial; Multicultural; Race discrimination; multiple races; multiple cultures; racism; prejudice

Annotation

An account of the civil rights crusade in Mississippi 50 years ago that brought on shocking violence and the beginning of a new political order.

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

none

Main Character

none

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Awards

YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, 2015; Golden Kite Award, 2015

Keywords

Mississippi Freedom Project; civil rights movements; civil rights workers; suffrage

Item Type

Nonfiction

Format

chapter book

Freedom Summer: the 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

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