The Resource Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice, by Phillip Hoose

Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice, by Phillip Hoose

Label
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice
Title
Claudette Colvin
Title remainder
twice toward justice
Statement of responsibility
by Phillip Hoose
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on extensive interviews with Claudette Colvin and many others, Phillip Hoose presents the first in-depth account of an important yet largely unknown civil rights figure, skillfully weaving her dramatic story into the fabric of the historic Montgomery bus boycott and court case that would change the course of American history
Awards note
Carter G. Woodson Award 2003, Middle Level.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
YB1
LC item number
.C653ho
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice, by Phillip Hoose
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [109]-112]) and index
Contents
  • Second front, second chance
  • Playing for keeps
  • Browder v. Gayle
  • Rage in Montgomery
  • History's door
  • First cry
  • Jim Crow and the detested number ten
  • Coot
  • "We seemed to hate ourselves"
  • "It's my constitutional right!"
  • "There's the girl who got arrested"
  • "Crazy" times
  • "Another Negro woman has been arrested"
Control code
212627066
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st edition
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9780374313227
Lccn
2008005435
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)212627066

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