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  • Baker, Liva.
    THE SECOND BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS: The Hundred-Year Struggle to Integrate the Schools.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - A powerful and moving book, about the legal challenges and about the courage of those involved: 6 year old Ruby Bridges and the 3 other black first graders in 1960, their parents, and the parents of the white students who persisted in sending their children to a desegrated school, of federal district judge J. Skelly White, and black Creole attorney A. P. Tureaud and more. Photographs, notes, bibliography and sources, index. 564 pgs.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 11898
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  • A STUDY OF COURAGE AND FEAR: Volume I of Children of Crisis. by Coles, Robert, M.D.
    Coles, Robert, M.D.
    A STUDY OF COURAGE AND FEAR: Volume I of Children of Crisis.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1967.) dj. Hardcover - The first volume in this child psychiatrist's masterwork which studies how children survive and adapt to changes - even violent changes - in their environment. This volume focuses on Ruby Bridges, the little 6 year old girl who was the first black girl to desegregate the schools in New Orleans, as well as 20 other children, both black and white, during the era of school integration and Civil Rights movement in the South. Illustrated with full color drawings by Ruby. References, index. 401 pp.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (slight sunning to the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 48265
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  • SCHOOL BUS. by Crews, Donald.
    Crews, Donald.
    SCHOOL BUS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Scholastic, (1990.). With a few words and bright colorful illustrations which will appeal to very young children, but this Caldecott honor-award winning African American artist is also showing how buses - "as they cross the town" - can help to integrate schools. Oblong format. ISBN: 0-590-441531.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55421
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  • SONS OF MISSISSIPPI: A Story of Race and Its Legacy. by Hendrickson, Paul.
    Hendrickson, Paul.
    SONS OF MISSISSIPPI: A Story of Race and Its Legacy.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the Civil Rights era and post Civil Right era and how it affected the children and grandchildren of seven Mississippi law enforcement officers who were captured in an infamous 1962 Life magazine photo portrait in a story on James Meredith's effort to integrate the University of Mississippi. Illustrated with a map and photographs. Bibliographical essay, index. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-375404619.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64857
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  • PRINCE EDWARD. by McFarland, Dennis.
    McFarland, Dennis.
    PRINCE EDWARD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (2004). First edition - A blend of fiction and fact, this novel is set in the memorable summer of 1959 - when Prince Edward County, ordered to desegregate its public schools after the Supreme Court decision of Brown vs the Board of Education, decides instead to close all of the schools and have only private, white-only schools - and how it affected two boys, 10 year old Benjamin whose family is involved in setting up the new schools, and his friend, Burghardt, the son of the hired hand who works for his grandfather. Author's note.354 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Publisher's material laid in.

    Book ID: 60169
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  • McFarland, Dennis.
    PRINCE EDWARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A blend of fiction and fact, this novel is set in the memorable summer of 1959 - when Prince Edward County, ordered to desegregate its public schools after the Supreme Court decision of Brown vs the Board of Education, decides instead to close all of the schools and have only private, white-only schools - and how it affected two boys, 10 year old Benjamin whose family is involved in setting up the new schools, and his friend, Burghardt, the son of the hired hand who works for his grandfather. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 354 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-68333.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (small abraded spot on dj).

    Book ID: 37473
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  • LINDA BROWN, YOU ARE NOT ALONE: The Brown V. Board of Education Decision. by Thomas, Joyce Carol, editor. (illustrated by Curtis James).
    Thomas, Joyce Carol, editor. (illustrated by Curtis James).
    LINDA BROWN, YOU ARE NOT ALONE: The Brown V. Board of Education Decision.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Jump at the Sun / Hyperion, (2003.) dj. First edition - Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of this significant Supreme Court decision, this is an anthology by ten of today's top writers for children - both African American and white - including Eloise Greenfield, Ishmael Reed, Quincy Troupe, Lois Lowry, Jean Craighead George, Jerry Spinelli, Katherine Patterson, Michael Cart, Leona Nicholas Welch and Thomas herself - which presents their experiences and recollections of life before the historical Supreme Court decision that desegregated public schools in 1954, and afterwards. .Illustrated with full page color pastel drawings by James Curtis. Printed on heavy glossy stock throughout. 114 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (pages are loosely laid into the dust jacket, not bound)

    Book ID: 68161
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  • LINDA BROWN, YOU ARE NOT ALONE: The Brown V. Board of Education Decision. by Thomas, Joyce Carol, editor. (illustrated by Curtis James).
    Thomas, Joyce Carol, editor. (illustrated by Curtis James).
    LINDA BROWN, YOU ARE NOT ALONE: The Brown V. Board of Education Decision.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Jump at the Sun / Hyperion, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of this significant Supreme Court decision, this is an anthology by ten of today's top writers for children - both African American and white - including Eloise Greenfield, Ishmael Reed, Quincy Troupe, Lois Lowry, Jean Craighead George, Jerry Spinelli, Katherine Patterson, Michael Cart, Leona Nicholas Welch and Thomas herself - which presents their experiences and recollections of life before the historical Supreme Court decision that desegregated public schools in 1954, and afterwards. SIGNED by TWO authors: by Joyce Carol Thomas on the title page and by Ishmael Reed on the dedication page, and uncommon thus. Illustrated with full page color pastel drawings by James Curtis. Printed on heavy glossy stock throughout. 114 pp. ISBN: 0-786808217.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74203
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