Jesse Jackson

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Jesse Jackson has spent most of his life fighting for civil rights for African Americans and others in America and around the world. Can you imagine what his life must have been like What is he like as a person Read this book in the American Lives series to get to know Jesse Jackson. Find out how he tries to make life better for himself and other people around the world. Find out: what sports he liked to play in high school, what his Rainbow/Push Coalition does for people around the world, how he became the first...
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Overview

Jesse Jackson has spent most of his life fighting for civil rights for African Americans and others in America and around the world. Can you imagine what his life must have been like What is he like as a person Read this book in the American Lives series to get to know Jesse Jackson. Find out how he tries to make life better for himself and other people around the world. Find out: what sports he liked to play in high school, what his Rainbow/Push Coalition does for people around the world, how he became the first African American to run for President of the United States.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403469908
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Series: American Lives Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 7 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.59 (w) x 9.41 (h) x 0.11 (d)

Table of Contents


A Bad Scare     4
Childhood     6
A School Star     8
College and Marriage     10
The Call     12
Operation Breadbasket     14
The End of the Dream     16
PUSH     18
Run, Jesse, Run!     20
Running Again     22
What's Next     24
Freedom and Fairness     26
Living the Dream     28
Glossary     30
More Books to Read     31
Place to Visit     31
Index     32
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