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Memphis, Martin, and the mountaintop : the sanitation strike of 1968 / Alice Faye Duncan ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.

Available copies

  • 29 of 30 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

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AHJ - Allendale Branch E DUN (Text) 30365101220094 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
AHJ - Bookmobile E DUN (Text) 30365101251099 Juvenile Picture Book Checked out 05/14/2021
AHJ - Estill Branch E DUN (Text) 30365101250620 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
AHJ - Hampton Branch E DUN (Text) 30365101250612 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
AHJ - Hardeeville Branch E DUN (Text) 30365101250851 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
AHJ - Pratt Memorial Branch E DUN (Text) 30365101250737 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library J 813 Duncan Alice (Text) 22960001774644 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch E DUN (Text) 0530006124588 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - Lobeco Branch E DUN (Text) 0530010867667 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch E DUN (Text) 0530010874028 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629797182
  • ISBN: 1629797189
  • ISBN: 9781725423275
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliography.
Summary, etc.:
This historical fiction picture book presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final stand for justice before his assassination--when her father, a sanitation worker, participated in the protest.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-12.
Grades 4-7.
800L Lexile
Awards Note:
A 2019 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book * A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * A Booklist Editors' Choice * A Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book * Booklist Top 10 Diverse Books for Middle Grade or Older Readers * A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books
Subject: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 > Juvenile fiction.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 > Assassination > Juvenile fiction.
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968 > Juvenile fiction.
Labor movement > Tennessee > Memphis > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Tennessee > Memphis > Social conditions > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Memphis (Tenn.) > Race relations > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

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