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Boycott Blues by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Book DescriptionThis story begins with shoes.This story is all for true.This story walks. And walks. And walks.To the blues.Rosa Parks took a stand by keeping her seat on the bus. When she was arrested for it, her supporters protested by refusing to ride. Soon a community of thousands was coming together to help one another get where they needed to go. Some started taxis, some rode bikes, but they all walked and walked. With dogged feet. With dog-tired feet. With boycott feet. With boycott blues.And, after 382 days of walking, they walked Jim Crow right out of town. . . . Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney present a poignant, blues-infused tribute to the men and women of the Montgomery bus boycott, who refused to give up until they got justice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060821180
(301mm x 246mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Amistad Press
Publisher: Amistad Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Andrea Davis Pinkney
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Andrea Pinkney's lyrical verse and Shane Evans' evocative illustrations combine in a powerful story of one girl's triumphant journey inspired by true tales of life in Sudan.
Rhythm Ride, Hardback (September 2015)
"A narrative history of the Motown music label covering the historical context, personalities, and ongoing legacy of the "sound of young America.""--
Peace Warriors, Paperback / softback (July 2014)» View all books by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Examines six inspiring and courageous men and women who've worked to pioneer peaceful solutions to violent conflicts throughout history.
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