We've got a job : the 1963 Birmingham Children's March
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Grades 7 and up. In May 1963, over 4000 children and teenagers boycotted school in Birmingham, Alabama in order to march in protest of segregation. This book contains in-depth interviews with four of the children who risked attacks by segregationists, policemen, and the Ku Klux Klan, as well as jail, to participate in the protests. This books makes excellent use of primary source documents.