Let the Children March
In 1963 Birmingham, Alabama, thousands of African American children volunteered to march for their civil rights after hearing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speak. They protested the laws that kept black people separate from white people. Facing fear, hate, and danger, these children used their voices to change the world. Age Range: 6-9 years. Grade Level: 1-4. Written by Monica Clark-Robison. Illustrated by Frank Morrison. Hardcover; 40 pages.
The Library of Congress’ Young Readers Center is a resource for children, teens, and their families that encourages reading and participation in activities centered on the Library’s programs and collections.