Posted in 2012-2013 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Miles to go for Freedom, by Linda Barrett Osborne

Summary:  Told through unforgettable first-person accounts, photographs, and other primary sources, this book is an overview of racial segregation and early civil rights efforts in the United States from the 1890s to 1954, a period known as the Jim Crow years. Multiple perspectives are examined as the book looks at the impact of legal segregation and discrimination on the day-to-day life of black and white Americans across the country.

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