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She Persisted : Claudette Colvin
by Lesa Cline-Ransome and Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger




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Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome, readers learn about the amazing life of Claudette Colvin--and how she persisted.

Before Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin made the same choice. She insisted on standing up--or in her case, sitting down--for what was right, and in doing so, fought for equality, fairness, and justice.

Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton

Praise for She Persisted: Claudette Colvin

Cline-Ransome brings the teen activist to life with great compassion and impressive brevity . . . A noteworthy start for chapter-book readers wishing to read more about young leaders of the movement. --Kirkus Reviews

Cline-Ransome's narrative provides a knowledgeable, interesting introduction to an ­important player in the civil rights movement. --School Library Journal

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Overview

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Lesa Cline-Ransome, readers learn about the amazing life of Claudette Colvin--and how she persisted.

Before Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin made the same choice. She insisted on standing up--or in her case, sitting down--for what was right, and in doing so, fought for equality, fairness, and justice.

Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton

Praise for She Persisted: Claudette Colvin

Cline-Ransome brings the teen activist to life with great compassion and impressive brevity . . . A noteworthy start for chapter-book readers wishing to read more about young leaders of the movement. --Kirkus Reviews

Cline-Ransome's narrative provides a knowledgeable, interesting introduction to an ­important player in the civil rights movement. --School Library Journal

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780593115831
  • ISBN-10: 059311583X
  • Publisher: Philomel Books
  • Publish Date: February 2021
  • Page Count: 80
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds

Series: She Persisted

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