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Title:
They had a dream : the civil rights struggle, from Frederick Douglass to Marcus Garvey to Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X
Author:
Archer, Jules.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Puffin Books, 1996.

©1993
Physical Description:
ix, 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Traces the progression of the civil rights movement and its effect on history through biographical sketches of four prominent and influential African Americans: Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1150 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.5 12.0 86240.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 10 16 Quiz: 19715 Guided reading level: NR.
ISBN:
9780140349542
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library E185.96 .A93 1993C Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Traces the progression of the civil rights movement and its effect on history through biographical sketches of four prominent and influential African Americans: Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X.


Author Notes

Jules Archer lives in Scotts Valley, California.


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Publisher's Weekly Review

According to PW, dialogue and excerpts from speeches and writings are woven into thorough accounts of the private lives of four pivotal civil rights leaders for a "balanced and substantive" look at their lives and contributions. Ages 10-up. (Feb.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


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