Linda Brown, you are not alone : the Brown v. Board of Education decision : a collection

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  • Creator edited by Joyce Carol Thomas ; illustrations by Curtis James
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication 1st ed. New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, [2003]
  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 114 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0786808217, 9780786808212, 0786826401, 9780786826407
  • OCLC ocm52632883

Summary

  • A collection of personal reflections, stories, and poems from ten well-known children's authors, who were themselves young people in 1954 when the Supreme Court handed down the decision to desegregate public schools.

Contents

  • Who is Linda Brown? / Joyce Carol Thomas -- Introduction / Joyce Carol Thomas -- Wonamona / Jerry Spinelli -- Desegregation / Eloise Greenfield -- Legacy / Eloise Greenfield -- Anthony / Lois Lowry -- St. Louis / Quincy Troupe -- The prophet / Katherine Paterson -- Stormy weather / Joyce Carol Thomas -- Mike and me / Michael Cart -- Color blind / Ishmael Reed -- The awakening / Jean Craighead George -- My dear colored people / Leona Nicholas Welch
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