Freedom School, Yes!

Book – Fiction. By Amy Littlesugar. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper. 2001. 40 pages.
Historical fiction about the 1964 Freedom Schools for upper elementary.

  • Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, 20th Century | Themes: African American, Civil Rights Movements, Education, Organizing, Racism & Racial Identity | Reading Levels: Grades 3-5 | Resource Types: Books: Fiction, Picture Books

9780399230066Based on the 1964 Mississippi Freedom School Summer Project, this sensitively illustrated children’s book describes the struggle of a freedom school against racist attacks from the perspective of a young African-American girl.

ISBN: 9780399230066 | Published by Philomel Books.

 

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