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To the mountaintop! my journey through the civil rights movement by Charlayne Hunter-Gault

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Published by Roaring Brook Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Race relations,
  • African American journalists,
  • Journalists,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Civil rights,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-179) and index.

StatementCharlayne Hunter-Gault
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4874.H83 A3 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25194203M
ISBN 109781596436053
LC Control Number2011020894

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