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Students on strike : Jim Crow, civil rights, Brown, and me : a memoir / by John A. Stokes with Lois Wolfe and Herman J. Viola.

Stokes, John A., 1931- (author.). Wolfe, Lois, 1952- (Added Author). Viola, Herman J. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Chester County Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Chester - Main Library.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Chester - Main Library YA 371.829 STO (Text) 35301007026058 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426301537
  • ISBN: 1426301537
  • ISBN: 9781426301544
  • ISBN: 1426301545
  • Physical Description: 127 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2008]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-127) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Several years prior to the Supreme Court's desegregation order, students at an all-black high school in Prince Edward County, Virginia, were driven to strike against the terrible conditions there. Their complaints were eventually folded into the class-action-suit Brown v. Board of Education, and this fascinating account, co-written by Stokes, who was one of the strike's leaders, explains how, with NAACP guidance, the strikers' efforts to 'correct a molehill' shifted to a larger battle."--Booklist.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 5-8.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 7.0 4 122196
Awards Note:
CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book, 2009.
Subject: Stokes, John A., 1931-
African American students > Southern States > History.
Segregation in education > Southern States > History.
School environment > Southern States > History.

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