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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

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780823429202

Pages

144 pages

Genre

historical

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Nonfiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

none

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

none

LGBTQ+

none

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

Diversity Impact

direct

Freedom Summer: the 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

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