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2 edition of Birmingham 1963 found in the catalog.

Birmingham 1963

Shelley Tougas

Birmingham 1963

how a photograph rallied civil rights support

by Shelley Tougas

  • 9 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Compass Point Books in Mankato, MN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Shelley Tougas
SeriesCompass point books. Captured history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF334.B69 T68 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495528M
ISBN 109780756543983
LC Control Number2010038574
OCLC/WorldCa664115059

The Birmingham campaign, or Birmingham movement, was a movement organized in early by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) to bring attention to the integration efforts of African Americans in Birmingham, Alabama.. Led by Martin Luther King Jr., James Bevel, Fred Shuttlesworth and others, the campaign of nonviolent direct action culminated in widely publicized Caused by: Racial segregation in . Settings There are three main settings in this book; the time of all three settings is , during the Civil Rights Movement. the first is Flint, Michigan. Flint is the home of the Watson family and is in the north, so most of the Civil Rights drama is avoided there. the second is on the road, in the Brown Bomber.

Published in , The Watsons Go to Birmingham— was Christopher Paul Curtis's first book. It won the Newbery Honor, which is pretty much the best prize you can get for children's literature in the United States. Read: this book is amazing. Timing is everything, and in case you missed the title, the story takes place in The Watsons Go to Birmingham— is a novel written by Christopher Paul Curtis, and it was first published in It is set in the United States and is about an African-American family during.

"In May news photographer Charles Moore was on hand to document the Children's Crusade, a civil rights protest. But the photographs he took that day did more than document an event; they helped change history. His photograph of a trio of African-American teenagers being slammed against a building by a blast of water from a fire hose was especially powerful. story. To accomplish that, Curtis submitted the book to Delacorte Press’s Contest for a First Young Adult Novel. His editor, Wendy Lamb, recalls opening piles of submissions to the contest and seeing the title The Watsons Go to Birmingham—, “words that filled [her] with curiosity and .


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Inthe eyes of the world were on Birmingham, Alabama, a flashpoint for the civil rights movement/5. Barnett Wright recaptures some of that history in a well written text. The pictures are riveting.

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The bombing of the church in the book is based on the real bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham in where four little girls really did die. The church bombing is a well-known historical event, so a reader who is familiar with it will know from the beginning that the story is going to somehow end up linked to this.

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