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Weatherford, Carole Boston.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2005.
IL K-3, RL 4.3
ISBN 0803728603
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Before the Civil Rights movement there were separate facilities for whites and blacks. There were two sets of restrooms, drinking fountains, lunch counters, bathrooms and movie theaters, one for blacks and one for whites.   A young southern black girl tells this powerful story of how four black students from Agricultural and Technical College sat down at Woolworth’s all-white lunch counter in Greensboro, NC and asked to be served. This one small act started the civil rights sit-ins which spread throughout the south and fueled the Civil Rights movement.  (Jean B. Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2007-2008)
SUBJECTS:     African Americans -- Fiction.
                        Civil rights demonstrations -- Fiction.
                        Greensboro (N.C.) -- Race relations -- Fiction.

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