9780142408940

Freedom on the Menu : The Greensboro Sit-Ins

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  • ISBN13:

    9780142408940

  • ISBN10:

    0142408948

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-27
  • Publisher: Puffin
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Summary

There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event sparks a movement throughout her town and region. And while Connie is too young to march or give a speech, she helps her brother and sister make signs for the cause. Changes are coming to Connie's town, but Connie just wants to sit at the lunch counter and eat a banana split like everyone else.

Author Biography

Carole Boston Weatherford lives in High Point, North Carolina. Jerome Lagarrigue lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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