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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 24 July 2007
  • ISBN : 9781416948827
  • Page : 240 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 33 voters

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The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she commited to being one of the first African American students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

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Warriors Don't Cry

Warriors Don't Cry
  • Author : Melba Beals
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-07-24
  • ISBN : 9781416948827
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The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she commited to being one of the first African American students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

Children Of The City

Children Of The City
  • Author : David Nasaw
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2012-05-16
  • ISBN : 9780307816627
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The turn of the twentieth century was a time of explosive growth for American cities, a time of nascent hopes and apparently limitless possibilities. In Children of the City, David Nasaw re-creates this period in our social history from the vantage point of the children who grew up then. Drawing on hundreds of memoirs, autobiographies, oral histories and unpublished—and until now unexamined—primary source materials from cities across the country, he provides us with a warm and eloquent portrait

March Forward, Girl

March Forward, Girl
  • Author : Melba Pattillo Beals
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • ISBN : 9781328882127
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From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don't Cry comes a powerful, timely new memoir about growing up in the segregated South. Civil rights heroine Melba Patillo Beals puts readers right in her saddle oxfords as she struggles to understand--and fight back against--the laws that told her she was less just because of the color of her skin. Includes photos and illustrations.

They Called Me Number One

They Called Me Number One
  • Author : Bev Sellars
  • Publisher : Talonbooks Limited
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 0889227411
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BC Book Prize, Non-Fiction, Bev Sellars, They Called Me Number One (Finalist) Burt Award for First Nations, M�tis, and Inuit Literature: Bev Sellars, They Called Me Number One (Third Prize winner) Like thousands of Aboriginal children in Canada, and elsewhere in the colonized world, Xatsu'll chief Bev Sellars spent part of her childhood as a student in a church-run residential school. These institutions endeavored to "civilize" Native children through Christian teachings; forced separation from family, language, and culture; and

The Long Shadow of Little Rock

The Long Shadow of Little Rock
  • Author : Daisy Bates
  • Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781610752473
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At an event honoring Daisy Bates as 1990’s Distinguished Citizen then-governor Bill Clinton called her "the most distinguished Arkansas citizen of all time." Her classic account of the 1957 Little Rock School Crisis, The Long Shadow of Little Rock, couldn't be found on most bookstore shelves in 1962 and was banned throughout the South. In 1988, after the University of Arkansas Press reprinted it, it won an American Book Award. On September 3, 1957, Gov. Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to surround all-white

Warriors Don't Cry Abridged

Warriors Don't Cry Abridged
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-08-09
  • ISBN : 0780746848
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I Will Not Fear

I Will Not Fear
  • Author : Melba Pattillo Beals
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2018-01-16
  • ISBN : 9781493413836
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In 1957, Melba Beals was one of the nine African American students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. But her story of overcoming didn't start--or end--there. While her white schoolmates were planning their senior prom, Melba was facing the business end of a double-barreled shotgun, being threatened with lynching by rope-carrying tormentors, and learning how to outrun white supremacists who were ready to kill her rather than sit beside her in a classroom. Only her faith in

A Grandma's Magic

A Grandma's Magic
  • Author : Charlotte Offsay
  • Publisher : Doubleday Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2022-04-05
  • ISBN : 9780593376027
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A picture book celebrating grandmas and all that makes them "magic", ideal for fans of How to Babysit a Grandma. "When a child is born, a grandma is born too. Grandmas aren't like regular grown-ups. Grandmas are filled with magic." In this charming picture book tribute to grandmas, a grandma's magic bursts through the door as soon as she comes to visit and can be seen in every wonderful thing she does: playing, exploring, baking, gardening, and in all the

Warrior of the Wild

Warrior of the Wild
  • Author : Tricia Levenseller
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • ISBN : 9781250189950
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An eighteen-year-old chieftain's daughter must find a way to kill her village’s oppressive deity if she ever wants to return home in Warrior of the Wild, the Viking-inspired YA standalone fantasy from Tricia Levenseller, author of Daughter of the Pirate King. How do you kill a god? As her father's chosen heir, eighteen-year-old Rasmira has trained her whole life to become a warrior and lead her village. But when her coming-of-age trial is sabotaged and she fails the test,

Hiroshima

Hiroshima
  • Author : John Hersey
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23
  • ISBN : 9780593082362
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"A new edition with a final chapter written forty years after the explosion."

Warriors Don't Cry

Warriors Don't Cry
  • Author : Melba Pattillo Beals
  • Publisher : Washington Square Press
  • Release Date : 1995-02-01
  • ISBN : 0671866397
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In this essential autobiographical account by one of the Civil Rights Movement’s most powerful figures, Melba Pattillo Beals of the Little Rock Nine explores not only the oppressive force of racism, but the ability of young people to change ideas of race and identity. In 1957, well before Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Melba Pattillo Beals and eight other teenagers became iconic symbols for the Civil Rights Movement and the dismantling of Jim Crow in the

Black and British: A short, essential history

Black and British: A short, essential history
  • Author : David Olusoga
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2020-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781529064421
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Winner of the Book of the Year, Children's Illustrated and Non-Fiction at The British Book Awards, 2021 Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2020 A short, essential introduction to Black British history for readers of 12+ by award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga. When did Africans first come to Britain? Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings? Why did the American Civil War disrupt the Industrial Revolution? These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 years

The Overachievers

The Overachievers
  • Author : Alexandra Robbins
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2006-08-08
  • ISBN : 9781401386146
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The bestselling author of Pledged returns with a groundbreaking look at the pressure to achieve faced by America's teens In Pledged, Alexandra Robbins followed four college girls to produce a riveting narrative that read like fiction. Now, in The Overachievers, Robbins uses the same captivating style to explore how our high-stakes educational culture has spiraled out of control. During the year of her ten-year reunion, Robbins goes back to her high school, where she follows heart-tuggingly likeable students including "AP"

The Rock and the River

The Rock and the River
  • Author : Kekla Magoon
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-01-06
  • ISBN : 9781439153352
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Winner of the ALA Coretta Scott King–John Steptoe New Talent Award, The Rock and the River was described in a Booklist starred review as a “taut, eloquent first novel [that] will make readers feel what it was like to be young, black, and militant.” The Time: 1968 The Place: Chicago For thirteen-year-old Sam it’s not easy being the son of known civil rights activist Roland Childs. Especially when his older (and best friend), Stick, begins to drift away from

Dragons Don't Cry

Dragons Don't Cry
  • Author : D'Elen McClain
  • Publisher : Four Carat Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-09
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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One pint sized human female who’s had too much to drink, not enough sleep, and absolutely no patience meets one stubborn dragon shifter with an attitude. Bastian claims Acasia, his unwilling bride, after she spends the night carousing with friends. She’s not happy, he’s pissed off, and with a curse from a goddess thrown in, you’ll see Bastian breathe fire. Add secrets, treasure, and unimaginable heartbreak for an emotionally humorous read and discover why Dragons Don’