Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice
(Pre-loaded Audio)

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[Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio :, [2009].
ISBN
9781441833099, 1441833099
Lexile measure
1000L
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LocationCall NumberStatus
Calumet City Public Library - Juvenile BiographyJ B COL PLAYAWAYOn Shelf
Matteson Area Public Library District - Juvenile StacksJUV DIG. BOOK 323.092 HOOOn Shelf
Richton Park Public Library District - AV StacksJ PLAY 921 COLVINOn Shelf
Roselle Public Library District - Juvenile AudiobooksJ PLAYAWAY B COLVIN HOOOn Shelf
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Format
Pre-loaded Audio
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
1 audio media player (approximately 4 hr.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
MG
Level 6.8, 5 Points
Lexile measure
1000

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Title from Playaway label.
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Release date supplied by publisher.
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Previously released by Brilliance Audio, p2009.
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
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In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.).
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One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Participants/Performers
Performed by Channie Waites.
Description
On March 2, 1955, a slim, bespectacled teenager refused to give up her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Shouting "It's my constitutional right!" as police dragged her off to jail, Claudette Colvin decided she'd had enough of the Jim Crow segregation laws that had angered and puzzled her since she was a young child. But instead of being celebrated, as Rosa Parks would be when she took the same stand nine months later, Claudette found herself shunned by many of her classmates and dismissed as an unfit role model by the black leaders of Montgomery. Undaunted, she put her life in danger a year later when she dared to challenge segregation yet again -- as one of four plaintiffs in the landmark busing case Browder v. Gayle. Based on extensive interviews with Claudette Colvin and many others, Phillip Hoose presents the first in-depth account of a major, yet little-known, civil rights figure whose story provides a fresh perspective on the Montgomery bus protest of 1955-56. Historic figures like Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rosa Parks play important roles, but center stage belongs to the brave, bookish girl whose two acts of courage were to affect the course of American history.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hoose, P. M., & Waites, C. (2009). Claudette Colvin: twice toward justice. Unabridged. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- and Channie, Waites. 2009. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- and Channie, Waites, Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hoose, Phillip M., and Channie Waites. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice. Unabridged. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio, 2009.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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