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The Selma Marches for Civil Rights: We Shall Overcome
The Selma Marches for Civil Rights: We Shall Overcome
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Tangled History

The Selma Marches for Civil Rights: We Shall Overcome

Vivid storytelling brings American history to life and place readers in the shoes of ten people who experienced one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement - the marches from Selma to Montgomery. In March 1965 nonviolent activists, led by Martin Luther King Jr., began a series of marches in Alabama. They faced brutal resistance as they struggled for voting rights for African-Americans in the South and across the nation. Suspenseful, dramatic events unfold in chronological, interwoven stories from the different perspectives of people who experienced the event while it was happening. Narratives intertwine to create a breathless, "What's Next?" kind of read. Students gain a new perspective on historical figures as they learn about real people struggling to decide how best to act in a given moment.

 
Dewey323.1196/0730904
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-9
GRLZ
Lexile Level870L
ATOS Level6
AR Points2
AR Quiz #197219
  
Text TypeNarrative Nonfiction
Text SubtypeCause & Effect
  
ISBN978-1-5157-7941-4
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandTangled History
Copyright2019
  
Page Dimensions5 1/4" x 7 1/2"
Page Count112
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $32.65 School/Library Price
$24.49
 


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Steven Otfinoski

Steven Otfinoski

Steven Otfinoski has written more than 150 books for young readers. Three of his nonfiction books have been chosen Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. Steve is also a playwright and has his own theater company that brings one-person plays about American history to schools. Steve lives in Connecticut with his wife, who is a teacher. They have two children, two dogs, and a cat. When he's not writing he enjoys swimming, tennis, reading, and singing in his church choir.

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