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The Resource Freedom Summer : celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Summer, written by Deborah Wiles ; illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue

Freedom Summer : celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Summer, written by Deborah Wiles ; illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue

Label
Freedom Summer : celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Summer
Title
Freedom Summer
Title remainder
celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Summer
Statement of responsibility
written by Deborah Wiles ; illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1964, Joe is pleased that a new law will allow his best friend John Henry, who is black, to share the town pool and other public places with him, but he is dismayed to find that prejudice still exists
Summary
Joe and John Henry are the best of friends, but being black in the South in 1964, John Henry is not allowed to do everything his friend can, until the Civil Rights Act is passed and Joe and his friend challenge the prejudices of the town
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, 2002.
  • Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award, 2002.
  • John Steptoe Award for New Talent, Illustrator Category, 2002.
Awards note
  • Ezra Jack Keats Book Award.
  • Coretta Scott King Award.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
101218
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wiles, Deborah
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 4-8
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lagarrigue, Jerome
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Racism
  • Race relations
  • Friendship
  • African Americans
Target audience
primary
Label
Freedom Summer : celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Summer, written by Deborah Wiles ; illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn870147410
Dimensions
24 x 26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781481422987
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014002091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)870147410
Label
Freedom Summer : celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom Summer, written by Deborah Wiles ; illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue
Publication
Note
Originally published in 2001
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn870147410
Dimensions
24 x 26 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781481422987
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014002091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)870147410

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