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Title:
Thurgood Marshall : champion for civil rights
Author:
Mara, Wil.
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Publication Information:
New York : Franklin Watts, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
125 pages ; illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the life and work of Thurgood Marshall, a civil rights advocate who later became the first African American Supreme Court justice.
Language:
English
Contents:
Early years -- Law school days -- Thurgood Marshall, attorney-at-law -- The first big cases -- Journey southward -- A time of change -- Making history -- The fight goes on -- Another moment in history -- A bad situation gets worse -- The final years.
Reading Level:
1080 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.5 4.0 77334.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.3 7 Quiz: 34840 Guided reading level: T.
ISBN:
9780531120583
Format :
Book

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As an attorney, Thurgood Marshall worked tirelessly to improve the civil rights of African Americans, working on important cases such as Brown vs. the Board of Education. He later became the first African American appointed to the United States Court.


Table of Contents

1 Early Yearsp. 7
2 Law School Daysp. 17
3 Thurgood Marshall, Attorney-at-Lawp. 25
4 The First Big Casesp. 31
5 Journey Southwardp. 39
6 A Time of Changep. 49
7 Making Historyp. 63
8 The Fight Goes Onp. 75
9 Another Moment in Historyp. 85
10 A Bad Situation Gets Worsep. 95
11 The Final Yearsp. 105
Timelinep. 111
To Find Out Morep. 115
A Note on Sourcesp. 119
Indexp. 121