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Sit-in

How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down

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Sit-in by Andrea Davis Pinkney
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Description

A picture book celebration of the 50th anniversary of the momentous Woolworth's lunch counter sit-in, when four college kids staged a peaceful protest that became a defining moment in the struggle for racial equality and the growing civil rights movement. Andrea Davis Pinkney uses poetic, powerful prose to tell the story of these four young men, who followed Dr Martin Luther King Jr.'s words of peaceful protest and dared to sit at the 'whites only' Woolworth's lunch counter. Brian Pinkney embraces a new artistic style, creating expressive paintings filled with emotion that mirrors the hope, strength and determination that fueled the dreams of not only these four young men, but also countless others.

Author Biography

Andrea Davis Pinkney is the author of many acclaimed picture books and young adult novels and works for Scholastic Publishing. Brian Pinkney has illustrated numerous books for children and he has written and illustrated several of his own books.
Release date Australia
February 3rd, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Integrated: 32, colour illus
Imprint
Little, Brown Young Readers
Pages
48
Dimensions
237x307x9
ISBN-13
9780316070164
Product ID
3862872

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