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Fighting for yes!: the story of disability rights activist Judith Heumann / by Maryann Cocca-Leffler ; illustrated by Vivien Mildenberger ; with a note from Judith Heumann.


In the 1970s an important disability rights law, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, was waiting to be signed. Judy [Heumann] and other disability rights activists fought for YES! They held a sit-in until Section 504 was signed into law. Section 504--established thanks in large part to the ongoing work of Judy and her community--laid the foundation for the Americans with Disabilities Act." -- Front jacket flap.

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  • ISBN: 9781419755606
  • ISBN: 1419755609
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrahms Books for Young Readers, [2022].

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Subject: Heumann, Judith E. > Juvenile literature.
United States. Rehabilitation Act of 1973 > Juvenile literature.
Disabilities > Juvenile literature.
Women with disabilities > Juvenile literature.
People with disabilities > Juvenile literature.
Discrimination against people with disabilities > United States > Juvenile literature.
Human rights workers > Juvenile literature.
Women > Biography.
Picture books > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

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  • 9 of 10 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


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Macon County Public Library J362.4 C (Text) 39493109301889 Juvenile New Nonfiction Available -

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