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Fannie Lou Hamer / Terry Barber.

By: Barber, Terry, 1950-
Series: Barber, Terry, Acts of courage series: Acts of courage series: Publisher: [Edmonton] : Grass Roots Press, [2008]Copyright date: �2008Description: 48 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Hamer, Fannie Lou | African American women civil rights workers -- Mississippi -- Biography | Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Readers for new literatesLOC classification: E185.97.H35 | B37 2008
Contents:
The Civil War -- Life in the South -- Life as a Sharecropper -- Act of courage -- Civil Rights worker -- New laws -- A woman of courage -- Glossary -- Talking about the book.
Content advice: Reading level: 2 [yellow].Summary: Fannie Lou Hamer grew up in the South at the time of the Jim Crow laws. "Sick and tired" of being treated like a second-class citizen, Hamer overcame social and political barriers. She dedicated her life to rallying for equal rights and voting rights for black people. --Publisher.
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The Civil War -- Life in the South -- Life as a Sharecropper -- Act of courage -- Civil Rights worker -- New laws -- A woman of courage -- Glossary -- Talking about the book.

Reading level: 2 [yellow].

Fannie Lou Hamer grew up in the South at the time of the Jim Crow laws. "Sick and tired" of being treated like a second-class citizen, Hamer overcame social and political barriers. She dedicated her life to rallying for equal rights and voting rights for black people. --Publisher.

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