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Turning 15 on the road to freedom : my story of the Selma Voting Rights March

Lowery, Lynda Blackmon, 1950- author.

New York : Dial Books, 2015.

127 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Presents the story of Lynda Blackmon Lowery, the youngest person to take part in the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. Jailed nine times before her fifteenth birthday, Lynda's story shows how even young women and men can make a difference for equality.

Reading Counts: Level 4.7 / 7.0 Points / 65458.

Lexile: 780L

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ISBN:

9780803741232

LC Call No:

F334.S4 L69 2015

Dewey Class No:

323.1196/073076145 23

Author:

Lowery, Lynda Blackmon, 1950- author.

Title:

Turning 15 on the road to freedom : my story of the Selma Voting Rights March / by Lynda Blackmon Lowery ; as told to Elspeth Leacock and Susan Buckley ; illustrated by PJ Loughran.

VaryingTitle:

Turning fifteen on the road to freedom

Physical:

127 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

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volume rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, 2/1/2015

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Horn Book Guide, 10/2015

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Kirkus Review, 11/1/2014

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Publishers Weekly, 11/24/2014

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School Library Connection, 10/2015

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School Library Journal, 1/2015

Summary:

Presents the story of Lynda Blackmon Lowery, the youngest person to take part in the march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. Jailed nine times before her fifteenth birthday, Lynda's story shows how even young women and men can make a difference for equality.

Target Audience:

780 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS MG 5.1 1.0 171644.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 4.7 7.0 65458.

Awards Note:

Sibert Honor Book, 2016

Subject:

Lowery, Lynda Blackmon,--1950- .

Subject:

Selma to Montgomery Rights March--(1965 :--Selma, Ala.)

Subject:

Selma to Montgomery Rights March, Selma (Ala.), 1965.

Subject:

African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Selma--History--20th century.

Subject:

African Americans--Suffrage--Alabama--Selma--History--20th century.

Subject:

Civil rights movements--Alabama--Selma--History--20th century.

Subject:

African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Selma--History.

Subject:

African Americans--Suffrage--Alabama--Selma--History.

Subject:

Civil rights movements--Alabama--Selma--History.

Subject:

African Americans--Civil rights--Selma (Ala.)--History.

Subject:

African Americans--Suffrage--Selma (Ala.)--History.

Subject:

Civil rights demonstrations--Selma (Ala.)--History.

AE:PersName:

Leacock, Elspeth, author.

AE:PersName:

Buckley, Susan Washburn, author.

AE:PersName:

Loughran, PJ, illustrator.

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