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Brown V. Board of Education

A Fight for Simple Justice

Brown V. Board of Education( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Rubin, Susan Goldman
Publication Date:Nov 2016
Publisher:Holiday House, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

An award-winning author chronicles the story behind the landmark Supreme Court decision in this fascinating account for young readers. In 1954, one of the most significant Supreme Court decisions of the twentieth Century aimed to end school segregation in the United States. The ruling was the culmination of work by many people who stood up to racial inequality, some risking significant danger and hardship, and of careful strategizing by the National Association for...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.23 x 10.26 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:1.53 Pounds
Author Biography
Rubin, Susan Goldman (Author)
Susan Goldman Rubin grew up in the Bronx and dreamed of becoming an artist. She illustrated her first three picture books but then turned to writing nonfiction, mainly about art and history, and is the author of more than 55 books for young people. Her titles include Diego Rivera: An Artist For The People, They Call Me A Hero: A Memoir of My Youth, Music Was It! Young Leonard Bernstein, Everyone Paints! The Art and Lives of the Wyeth Family, and Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi.

Most recently Susan has created board books based on fine art for very young children. Her titles include Counting with Wayne Thiebaud, Andy Warhol's Colors, and Matisse: Dance For Joy.

Susan has been an instructor in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program for 20 years.


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