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The March on Washington / by Bonnie Bader ; with Melody stories by Denise Lewis Patrick ; illustrated by Kelley McMorris.

Bader, Bonnie, 1961- author. (Author). Patrick, Denise Lewis, author. (Added Author). McMorris, Kelley, illustrator. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ada Public Library J 323.1196 BAD (Text) 33500012837548 New Available -
Fosston Public Library J 323.1196 BAD (Text) 33500012837555 New Checked out 03/26/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338193015
  • ISBN: 1338193015
  • Physical Description: 118 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note: "Melody"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note: A march toward freedom -- Jim Crow laws -- A movement begins -- Brown and boycotts -- The world is watching -- The Children's Crusade -- Planning the march -- The people come and come and come -- The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom -- Success and sorrow.
Summary, etc.: "In 1933, people from all over the country came together calling for equal rights for African Americans. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a peaceful protest and the setting for Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I have a dream' speech. Learn about the inspiring people and incredible acts of courage that led to this historic moment. Plus, American girl Melody shares her own experiences growing up during the civil rights movement and dealing with discrimination"--Back cover.
Target Audience Note: Age 7-10.
Grade 4 to 6.
Author Notes

Bonnie Bader has written several biographies and nonfiction books for young readers. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family.

Subject: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) > Juvenile literature.
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) > Juvenile literature.
Civil rights demonstrations > Washington (D.C.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Civil rights demonstrations > Washington (D.C.) > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Civil rights demonstrations > Washington (D.C.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Illustrated works.

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