Night on Fire

Night on Fire

eBook - 2015
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Thirteen-year-old Billie Simms doesn't think her hometown of Anniston, Alabama, should be segregated, but few of the town's residents share her opinion. As equality spreads across the country and the Civil Rights Movement gathers momentum, Billie can't help but feel stuck-and helpless-in a stubborn town too set in its ways to realize that the world is passing it by. So when Billie learns that the Freedom Riders, a group of peace activists riding interstate buses to protest segregation, will be traveling through Anniston on their way to Montgomery, she thinks that maybe change is finally coming.
Publisher: Newburyport : Albert Whitman & Company, 2015.
ISBN: 9781504017404
1504017404
9781504017435
1504017439
Characteristics: 1 online resource (288 pages)

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