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Memphis, Martin, and the mountaintop : the sanitation strike of 1968 / Alice Faye Duncan ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Union County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande . (Show)

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

This historical fiction picture book presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final stand for justice before his assassination--when her father, a sanitation worker, participated in the protest.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande J 323.092 Dun (Text) 35178001839011 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book None 02/12/2021 Available -
Christmas Valley Branch Library E DUNCAN (Text) 37620000926487 New Juvenile Book System_Only_3months 10/30/2019 In transit -
Hood River County Library J EARLY 323.1196 DUN (Text) 33892100588053 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 02/19/2019 Available -
Southern Wasco County Library J 323 DUNC (Text) 33892006363858 CHILDREN'S NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_2months 04/03/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629797182
  • ISBN: 1629797189
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
This historical fiction picture book presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final stand for justice before his assassination--when her father, a sanitation worker, participated in the protest.
Subject: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 > Juvenile fiction.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 > Assassination > Juvenile fiction.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 > Assassination.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
Sanitation Workers Strike (Memphis, Tennessee : 1968)
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968 > Juvenile fiction.
Labor movement > Tennessee > Memphis > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Tennessee > Memphis > Social conditions > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Memphis (Tenn.) > Race relations > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968.
Labor movement > Tennessee > Memphis > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Tennessee > Memphis > Social conditions > 20th century.
Memphis (Tenn.) > Race relations > History > 20th century.
JUVENILE FICTION > Historical > United States > 20th Century.
JUVENILE FICTION > People & Places > United States > African American.
JUVENILE FICTION > Social Themes > Prejudice & Racism.
African Americans > Social conditions.
Assassination.
Labor movement.
Race relations.
Tennessee > Memphis.
Genre: Fiction.
History.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Picture books.

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