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Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High

Binding: Paperback
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ISBN: 9780671866396
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Language: English
Page Count: 312
Publication Date: 2/1/1995
Size: 8.31" l x 5.31" w x 0.85"
Series: N/A

The landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education brought the promise of integration to Little Rock, Arkansas, but it was hard-won for the nine black teenagers chosen to integrate Central High School in 1957. For Melba Beals and her eight friends, those steps marked their transformation into reluctant warriors - on a battlefield that helped shape the civil rights movement. Drawn from Melba Beals' personal diaries, Warriors Don't Cry is a riveting, true account of her junior year at Central High, from which she emerges with indestructible faith, courage, strength, and hope.

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