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Locked up for freedom : civil rights protesters at the Leesburg Stockade

Summary: "In 1963, more than 30 African American girls, ages 11-14, were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. Then came a greater ordeal: confinement in a Civil-War-era stockade."--Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781467785976
  • ISBN: 1467785970
  • Physical Description: print
    64 pages: maps and photographs (some color); 27 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Life as usual -- Movement toward change -- Under arrest! -- Inside Leesburg Stockade -- Doing time -- Power in pictures -- Going home -- Life after Leesburg.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 4-6.
Ages 10-14.
970L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.6 2 190439.
Subject: African Americans Civil rights Georgia History 20th century Juvenile literature
African American girls Georgia History 20th century Juvenile literature
African American prisoners Social conditions Georgia 20th century Juvenile literature
African American civil rights workers Georgia Juvenile literature
Civil rights demonstrations Georgia Americus Juvenile literature
Civil rights movements Georgia Juvenile literature
Prisons Georgia Leesburg (Lee County) Juvenile literature
Leesburg (Lee County, Ga.) History 20th century Juvenile literature

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library J323.11 S (Text) 39493108295306 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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