Freedom on the Menu

The Greensboro Sit-Ins

by Carole Boston Weatherford; Jerome Lagarrigue (Illustrator)

Synopsis

There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event sparks a movement throughout her town and region. And while Connie is too young to march or give a speech, she helps her brother and sister make signs for the cause. Changes are coming to Connie’s town, but Connie just wants to sit at the lunch counter and eat a banana split like everyone else.

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Book Information

Copyright year 2007
ISBN-13 9780142408940
ISBN-10 0142408948
Class Copyright
Publisher Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Subject Fiction;Juvenile Fiction
File Size 6 MB
Number of Pages 32
Shelf No. KQ511
Grade Range 0-3
Ages 4
Lexile AD660L