Child of the Civil Rights Movement

Author: Paula Young Shelton

Book Summary

Mains characters are Mama, Daddy, uncle martin, Andrea, Lisa and the Little girl.

They moved to Georgia because people set a bus on fire and there were students in it and they wanted to help. (bad things were happening).

The little girls 1st protest was when she sat down and cried because they wouldn't let there family order food.

At the civil rights dinner they were talking about.. The south and how the blacks had been denied the right to vote.

The voting rights act of 1965 that everyone could vote and no one could stop them.

This book is realistic fiction because it could happen but it did not happen.

Jim Crow Laws

Jim crows laws are that said black people had to sit in the back of the bus ,sit in the last car of the train,and had to sit in the balcony of the movie theater. Last but not least blacks couldn't vote.
Jim Crow Laws

Telling You About Them.