Freedom Summer
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Freedom Summer

The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

by Susan Goldman Rubin
Paperback | Pages: 144
Size: 8 X 10 | USD: $14.95
ISBN: 9780823435579
Publication Date: January 30, 2016
Age: 10 and up | Guided Reading Level: Y
Themes: 20th Century, African American Interest, Human & Civil Rights
Recommendations: A*,C,H,K,SLJ*

About the Book

AWARDS
  • ALA Notable Children's Book
  • Bank Street Best Books of the Year
  • Booklist Editors' Choices, Books for Youth
  • Golden Kite Award Winner
  • NCSS-CBC Carter G. Woodson Honor Book
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
  • Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable Book for Young Readers
BONUS MATERIALS
Author/Illustrator Q&A
Author/Illustrator Q&A

Freedom Summer / Susan Goldman Rubin

Author of the Month at Chicago Public Library
Author/Illustrator Q&A
Author/Illustrator Q&A

Meet-the-Author Susan Goldman Rubin

Book Reading from TeachingBooks.net
Author/Illustrator Q&A
Author/Illustrator Q&A

FREEDOM SUMMER Exclusive Transcripts

Interviews conducted by author Susan Goldman Rubin
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Freedom Summer

Official Press Kit
Educator's Guide
Educator's Guide

FREEDOM SUMMER

Featuring questions for classroom discussion. Written by Pat Scales.
★★★THE REVIEWS ARE IN!★★★

★ “This meticulously researched, compellingly told account covers an incredible moment in history. . . . [Freedom Summer] is the epitome of excellent historical reporting, with the human element never forgotten.”
School Library Journal, Starred Review

★ “This well-researched and heartfelt work covers every angle, thereby honoring the brave inroads made by activists a half-century ago.”
Booklist, Starred Review

“A fascinating treatment of a key civil rights moment.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Meticulously researched and well documented . . . Firsthand accounts—along with copious black-and-white photographs—bring the events to life.”
The Horn Book