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The power of one

Judith Bloom Fradin

The power of one

Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine

by Judith Bloom Fradin

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Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bates, Daisy -- Juvenile literature,
  • Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American women civil rights workers -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Civil rights workers -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • School integration -- Arkansas -- Little Rock -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Little Rock (Ark.) -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Born in a small town in rural Arkansas, Daisy Bates was a journalist and activist who became one of the foremost civil rights leaders in America. In 1957 she mentored the nine black students who were integrated into Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-171) and index.

    Statementby Judith Bloom Fradin & Dennis Brindell Fradin.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    ContributionsFradin, Dennis B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF419.L7 F73 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 178 p. :
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23273792M
    ISBN 10061831556X
    LC Control Number2004004618
    OCLC/WorldCa54537022

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