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Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins
     

Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins

by Carole Boston Weatherford, Jerome Lagarrigue Lagarrigue (Illustrator)
 

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There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event sparks a movement throughout her town and region. And while Connie is too young to

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There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event sparks a movement throughout her town and region. And while Connie is too young to march or give a speech, she helps her brother and sister make signs for the cause. Changes are coming to Connie’s town, but Connie just wants to sit at the lunch counter and eat a banana split like everyone else.

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Simple and straightforward, the first-person narrative relates events within the context of one close-knit family. (Booklist)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142408940
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
12/27/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
134,464
Product dimensions:
10.06(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.11(d)
Lexile:
AD660L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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Simple and straightforward, the first-person narrative relates events within the context of one close-knit family. (Booklist)

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Carole Boston Weatherford lives in High Point, North Carolina.

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