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Civil-rights activists / Debbie Foy.

Authors: Foy, Debbie.
Call number: j920.073 FOY
Publisher: New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: African American civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Human rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Black history makers.
Title: Civil-rights activists / Debbie Foy.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 24 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents note: What is an activist? -- Sojourner Truth -- Harriet Tubman -- Mary Seacole -- Frederick Douglass -- Marcus Garvey -- Rosa Parks -- Malcolm X -- Martin Luther King Jr. -- Archbishop Desmond Tutu -- Oprah Winfrey -- Other activists -- Timeline -- Legacy -- Glossary.
Summary note: Briefly surveys the history of people of African origin who worked against racism and injustice and profiles notable figures from Sojourner Truth to the present, including Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, and Martin Luther King Jr.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 23) and index.
ISBN: 9781448866380 (library binding)
1448866383 (library binding)
9781448870547 (pbk.)
1448870542 (pbk.)
LCCN: 2011029076
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1360560
Bib No.: 1360560

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