Posted in 2015-2016 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: my story of the Selma Voting Rights March, by Lynda Blackmon Lowery

Summary:  A 50th-anniversary tribute shares the story of the youngest person to complete the momentous Selma to Montgomery March, describing her frequent imprisonments for her participation in nonviolent demonstrations and how she felt about her involvement in historic Civil Rights events.

Dial

Posted in 2014-2015 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Voices from the March on Washington, by J. Patrick Lewis

Summary:  Six fictional characters, in cycles of linked poems, relate their memories of the historic day in 1963 when more than 250,000 people from across the United States joined together to march on Washington, D.C., calling for civil and economic rights for African Americans.

WordSong

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