The School Is Not White!
A True Story of the
Civil Rights Movement


by Doreen Rappaport
illustrated by Curtis James

The true story of one Mississippi family who bravely sent their seven children to an all white school, and ended up losing their home and their jobs, plus had to deal with violent threats. "Chalk pastels effectively capture the tale's intense emotion." (Publisher's Weekly)

Interest Level:   2nd grade - 5th grade

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