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Title:
Thurgood Marshall
Author:
Williams, Carla, 1965-
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Publication Information:
Chanhassen, Minn. : Child's World, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
40 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.3 1.0 59281.
ISBN:
9781567669244
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A biography of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to be named to the U.S. Supreme Court, discussing his childhood and family, his college years and marriage, his career as a lawyer and Civil Rights champion, his appointment to the Court, and his legacy.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 3-6-These titles present people from very different areas of achievement, each demonstrating qualities for young readers to admire and emulate. The books are thoughtful in documenting the extreme pressures of segregation and prejudice but emphasize the positive efforts and successes of each person. The clear, easy-to-read texts treat the highlights of each life and present enough personal information to humanize these superachievers. The attractive volumes have large, open formats and plenty of white space. Captioned photographs of the subjects, formal and informal, action and still, presented as snapshots, along with other historical pictures, add much to the texts. These books are perfect for reports or as introductions to their subjects and will engage young readers.-Marlene Gawron, Orange County Library, Orlando, FL (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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A biography of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to be named to the U.S. Supreme Court, discussing his childhood and family, his college years and marriage, his career as a lawyer and Civil Rights champion, his appointment to the Court, a Excerpted from Thurgood Marshall by Carla Williams All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.