Warriors Don't Cry
  • Author : Melba Beals
  • Release Date : 24 July 2007
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 13 : 9781416948827
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Book excerpt: The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she commited to being one of the first African American students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

Warriors Don t Cry

Warriors Don t Cry

Author : Melba Beals
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she commited to being one of the first African American students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957....

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Publisher : Anchor
Genre : History
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Publisher : Talonbooks Limited
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don't Cry comes a powerful, timely new memoir about growing up in the segregated South. Civil rights heroine Melba Patillo Beals puts readers right in her saddle oxfords as she struggles to understand--and fight back against--the laws ...

Warriors Don t Cry

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Author : Melba Pattillo Beals
Publisher : Washington Square Press
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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In this essential autobiographical account by one of the Civil Rights Movement’s most powerful figures, Melba Pattillo Beals of the Little Rock Nine explores not only the oppressive force of racism, but the ability of young people to change ideas of race and identity. In 1957, well before Martin Luther ...

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Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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At an event honoring Daisy Bates as 1990’s Distinguished Citizen then-governor Bill Clinton called her "the most distinguished Arkansas citizen of all time." Her classic account of the 1957 Little Rock School Crisis, The Long Shadow of Little Rock, couldn't be found on most bookstore shelves in 1962 and was banned throughout ...

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Publisher : Baker Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 1957, Melba Beals was one of the nine African American students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. But her story of overcoming didn't start--or end--there. While her white schoolmates were planning their senior prom, Melba was facing the business end of a double-barreled shotgun, being threatened ...

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Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
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Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Cooking
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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Publisher : Hachette Books
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