Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round

Buy from Penguin Random House:

Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763638927
ISBN-13: 9780763638924
Our Price: $9.99

Buy from any of the following retailers:


Indiebound
Indiebound

Find a local retailer:


 

How to buy

Celebrate Black History!

view an inside spread

awards/reviews/quotes

download a teachers guide

all downloads for this title

more titles by Doreen Rappaport

more titles by Shane W. Evans

Doreen Rappaport’s bio

Shane W. Evans’s bio

view other editions



Bookmark and Share
 
Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round
Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

author: Doreen Rappaport
illustrator: Shane W. Evans

In the summer of 1955, Moses Wright braved mortal danger to testify against three white men accused of murdering Emmett Till -- a brutal event that helped to spur the American civil rights movement. Nine black teenagers in Little Rock, Arkansas, headed out to a formerly white high school, despite warnings that "blood will run in the streets." James Lawson trained activists not to fight back with fists or words, no matter how many billy clubs rained down on them. Through ten turbulent years, black southerners filled jails and public places with the songs and strength passed down from their ancestors. This final book in a trilogy about the African-American experience is a tribute to the crusaders for equality and peace in America, a crusade that continues to this day.
Back matter includes important dates, an artistís note, source notes, a bibliography, sources for further information, and an index.

A powerful trilogy concludes with a look at both famous and lesser-known forces in the ongoing struggle for civil rights.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$9.99 / $11.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763638927 /  9780763638924
on sale date:
09/2008
type/format:
Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Paperback
age range:
9 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
64 / 9 1/2" x 11 5/16"
grade range:
Grade 4 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
People & Places; History; Biography & Autobiography;
illustrator’s comments:
Shane W. Evans has illustrated several children's books including the two previous titles in Doreen Rappaport's series on African-American history. He also works in photography and furniture design. Shane lives in Missouri, USA.
 
browse by:

 
view options
   parent
 teacher/librarian
 bookseller