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Because They Marched

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Because They Marched: The People's Campaign for Voting Rights that Changed America
by Russell Freedman

The struggle for voting rights was a pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

For the fiftieth anniversary of the march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Russell Freedman has written a riveting account of African-American struggles for the right to vote.  Illustrated with more than forty archival photographs, this is an essential chronicle of events every American should know.
  • A Kirkus Best Book of the Year
  • A Junior Library Guild Selection

Book Type:
   read aloud / picture book

Related Lists:    history      civil rights era

Grade Level:   5th grade     6th grade     7th grade     8th grade & Up 

Reading Level:   Guided Reading Level Z       DRA Level 70

As a service, we have added a small label to the inside front cover of the book indicating the book's reading level.



Condition:  This book is used but it is in good condition.  Occasionally there's the previous owner's name or inscription on the inside front cover.  Overall though, we are very proud of the quality of our books!