The little-known story of 4,000 black students who were voluntarily jailed in support of the civil rights movement in 1963. "Engrossing content, excellent composition, and riveting use of primary-source material."—SLJ
Common Core Alignment:
RI.9-10.3. Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them.
ALA Notable Book
YALSA Nonfiction Award