Category Archives: Civil Rights Movement

Winners Wednesdays: Freedom Summer

In Freedom Summer, Deborah Wiles tells the story of two young boys in the summer of 1964, right after the Civil Rights Act is passed.  This book received the Coretta Scott King / John Steptoe new talent award for Jerome Lagarrigue and the Simon Wiesenthal “Once Upon A World Award.” The story is told from the perspective of […] Continue reading

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