Marching for Freedom
Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary
By Elizabeth Partridge
(Viking Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780670011896, 72pp.)
Publication Date: October 15, 2009
List Price: $19.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.
Only 44 years ago in the U.S., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was leading a fight to win blacks the right to vote. Ground zero for the movement became Selma, Alabama.
Award-winning author Elizabeth Partridge leads you straight into the chaotic, passionate, and deadly three months of protests that culminated in the landmark march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. Focusing on the courageous children who faced terrifying violence in order to march alongside King, this is an inspiring look at their fight for the vote. Stunningly emotional black-and-white photos accompany the text.