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Linda Brown, You Are Not Alone

The Brown v. Board of Education Decision

Linda Brown, You Are Not Alone( )
Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol
Illustrator: James, Curtis E.
ISBN:978-0-7868-0821-2
Publication Date:Dec 2003
Publisher:Hyperion Books for Children
Imprint:Jump at the Sun
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.74USD $15.99
Book Description:

When the Supreme Court decision to desegregate public schools was handed down in 1954, the course of American history was forever changed. Here are personal reflections, stories, and poems from ten of today's most accomplished writers for children, all young people themselves at the time of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Included are Michael Cart, Jean Craighead George, Eloise Greenfield, Lois Lowry, Katherine Paterson, Ishmael Reed, Jerry Spinelli, Quincy Troupe, Joyce...
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Book Details
Pages:136
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / School & Education
Education / Administration / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.375 x 9.25 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.13 Pounds
Author Biography
Thomas, Joyce Carol (Author)
Joyce Carol Thomas was born in Ponca City, Oklahoma in May 1938. She received a bachelor's degree in Spanish and a master's degree in education. She was a poet, playwright, and children's book author. Her first young-adult novel, Marked by Fire, was published in 1982 and won the National Book Award for children's fiction in 1983. Her other young adult novels include Bright Shadow and House of Light. Her illustrated poetry collections include The Blacker the Berry and Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea, both of which were honored by the Coretta Scott King Book Awards. In 1987, Marked by Fire was adapted into a gospel musical Abyssinia. She died from cirrhosis of the liver August 13, 2016 at the age of 78.

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