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Title Marching for freedom : walk together, children, and don't you grow weary / Elizabeth Partridge.
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Viking, c2009.

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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Children's  323.1196 P258m    AVAILABLE
Description 72 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-66) and index.
Note Ages 10 up.
960 Lexile.
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 6.6 3.
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 6.6 3.0 132720.
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
African American children -- Political activity -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Alabama -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Alabama -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African American children -- Political activity -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature -- Alabama -- African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Contents Voteless, 1963 -- Martin Luther King Jr. arrives, 1965 -- Bloody Sunday: March 7, 1965 -- Turn around Tuesday: March 9 -- Day one: Sunday, March 21 -- Day two: Monday, March 22 -- Day three: Tuesday, March 23 -- Day four: Wednesday, March 24 -- Day five: Thursday, March 25 -- Voting Rights Act: August 6, 1965.
Summary This book recounts the three months of protest that took place before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to promote equal rights and help African-Americans earn the right to vote.