Freedom Walkers
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isbn: 9780823420315
October 1, 2006 | $18.95

Freedom Walkers

The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

by Russell Freedman
Paperback | Pages: 112
Size: 7-1/2 X 9-1/4 | USD: $14.95
ISBN: 9780823421954
Publication Date: February 28, 2009
Age: 10 and up | Guided Reading Level: X
Themes: 20th Century, Anti Racism / Black Interest / Own Voices / Activism Conversation Starters, Black Voices, Contemporary Issues/Social Problems, Diversity & Inclusion, Human & Civil Rights
Recommendations: A*,C*,H*,K*,SLJ*

About the Book

  • Freedom Walkers won the first ever Cybils Award in Nonfiction!
  • ABC Best Books for Children
  • ALA Best Book for Young Adults
  • ALA Notable Children’s Book
  • Book Links Best New Book for the Classroom
  • Carter G. Woodson Book Award, NCSS
  • CCBC Choice
  • Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
  • Cybils Nonfiction Award Winner, MG/YA (first ever awarded)
  • Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Bank Street College)
  • The Horn Book Fanfare List - Nonfiction
  • INDIANA Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee
  • IRA Notable Book for a Global Society
  • IRA Teachers' Choice
  • James Madison Book Award Honor Book
  • Jane Addams Peace Association Honor Book Award for Older Children
  • Junior Library Guild Premier Selection
  • Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice
  • NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Literary Work - Youth/Teens
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book
  • New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
  • New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
  • Once Upon a World Book Award (Museum of Tolerance)
  • Parents' Choice Recommended
  • RHODE ISLAND Children's Book Award Nominee
  • San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Best Books of the Season
  • School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
  • Society of School Librarians International (SSLI) Honor Book Award
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Freedom Walkers

Author/Illustrator Q&A
Author/Illustrator Q&A

Russell Freedman

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Educator's Guide