Freedom Summer (Paperback)
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1/1/2001
Dimensions: (in Inches) 9.5H x 10.5L x 0.5T
Age Range: 9 to 12
|Best friends Joe and John Henry do everything together, but in the South in 1964, John Henry isn't allowed to do everything Joe does. When the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is passed, both boys are excited, but Joe feels the unbearable injustice of prejudice and decides to challenge it as he and John Henry walk into a formerly "whites only" candy store. Full-color illustrations.|
From the Publisher:
Joe and John Henry are the best of friends, but being black in the South in 1964, John Henry is not allowed to do everything his friend can, until the Civil Rights Act is passed and Joe and his friend challenge the prejudices of the town.