The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation On Trial
The Roberts family fought this injustice and made history. Roberts v. City of Boston was the first case challenging our legal system to outlaw segregated schools. Sometimes even losing is a victory. They lost their case but Sarah's cause was won when people, black and white, stood together and said, No more. Now, right now, it is time for change!
With gorgeous art from award-winning illustrator E. B. Lewis, The First Step is an inspiring look at the first lawsuit to demand desegregation--long before the American Civil Rights movement, even before the Civil War.
Author: Susan E. Goodman
Illustrated By: E. B. Lewis
Hardcover: 40 Pages
Reading Age: 6-9 Years
Grade Level: 1-2
Dimensions: 8.79 x 0.38 x 11.13 in.
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