The Resource The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement, Teri Kanefield, (ebook)

The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement, Teri Kanefield, (ebook)

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The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement
Title
The girl from the tar paper school
Title remainder
Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement
Statement of responsibility
Teri Kanefield
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Before the Little Rock Nine, before Rosa Parks, before Martin Luther King Jr. and his March on Washington, there was Barbara Rose Johns, a teenager who used nonviolent civil disobedience to draw attention to her cause. In 1951, witnessing the unfair conditions in her racially segregated high school, Barbara Johns led a walkout - the first public protest of its kind demanding racial equality in the U.S. - jumpstarting the American civil rights movement. Ridiculed by the white superintendent and school board, local newspapers, and others, and even after a cross was burned on the school grounds, Barbara and her classmates held firm and did not give up. Her school's case went all the way to the Supreme Court and helped end segregation as part of Brown v. Board of Education. Barbara Johns grew up to become a librarian in the Philadelphia school system. The Girl from the Tar Paper School mixes biography with social history and is illustrated with family photos, images of the school and town, and archival documents from classmates and local and national news media. The book includes a civil rights timeline, bibliography, and index
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1960-
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Kanefield, Teri
Dewey number
323.092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Powell, Barbara Johns
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Women civil rights workers
  • Segregation in education
  • Virginia
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement, Teri Kanefield, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613125175
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11662267
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11662267
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MWT11662267
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The girl from the tar paper school : Barbara Rose Johns and the advent of the civil rights movement, Teri Kanefield, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613125175
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11662267
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11662267
System control number
MWT11662267
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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